[kon-uh-sur, -soo r] /ˌkɒn əˈsɜr, -ˈsʊər/
a person who is especially competent to pass critical judgments in an art, particularly one of the fine arts, or in matters of taste:
a connoisseur of modern art.
a discerning judge of the best in any field:
a connoisseur of horses.
a person with special knowledge or appreciation of a field, esp in the arts
1714, from French connoisseur (Modern French connaiseur), from Old French conoisseor “an expert, a judge, one well-versed,” from conoistre “to know,” from Latin cognoscere “to know, to become well-acquainted with,” from com- “with” (see com-) + gnoscere “recognize” (see notice (v.)).
[kon-l-ee] /ˈkɒn l i/ noun 1. Maureen (Maureen Catherine Connolly Brinker”Little Mo”) 1934–69, U.S. tennis player. /ˈkɒnəlɪ/ noun 1. Billy. born 1942, Scottish comedian, musician, and actor: his films include Mrs Brown (1997) 2. Cyril (Vernon). 1903–74, British critic and writer, founder and editor of Horizon (1939–50): his books include Enemies of Promise (1938) 3. […]
[kon-erz] /ˈkɒn ərz/ noun 1. James Scott (Jimmy) born 1952, U.S. tennis player. /ˈkɒnəz/ noun 1. Jimmy. born 1952, US tennis player: Wimbledon champion 1974 and 1982; US champion 1974, 1976, 1978, 1982, and 1983
v. 1590s, from Medieval Latin connotatus, past participle of connotare (see connote). Obsolete; replaced by connote.
[kon-uh-tey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn əˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. 2. something suggested or implied by a word or thing, rather than being explicitly named or described: “Religion” has always had a negative connotation for me. 3. Logic. the set of attributes constituting the meaning of a term and thus determining the range of objects to which that […]