a woman who is an ardent devotee; fan; enthusiast.
an ardent devotee; fan, enthusiast. Contemporary Examples Since, then I have become an aficionado of the publicly uttered F-word. A Short History of the F-Bomb John Leo April 20, 2011 For the aficionado or the neophyte, Comics is a useful overview of a richly creative period in a burgeoning art. The Best Coffee Table Books […]
abroad; away from home. off the beaten path; far and wide: to go afield in one’s reading. off the mark: His criticism was totally afield. in or to the field or countryside. beyond the range or field of one’s experience, knowledge, acquaintanceship, etc.: a philosophy far afield of previous philosophical thought. Contemporary Examples If Julie […]
a piece of matzo broken off from the center one of the three matzoth set before the leader of a Seder: it is hidden by the leader and later searched for by the children, with the finder, usually the youngest, receiving a reward. Contemporary Examples Afterward, Cooper found the afikomen (for $10) and let Elijah […]
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