Maven



[mey-vuh n] /ˈmeɪ vən/

noun
1.
an expert or connoisseur.
/ˈmeɪvən/
noun
1.
(US) an expert or connoisseur
n.

1965, from Yiddish meyvn, from Hebrew mebhin, literally “one who understands.” Plural is mayvinim.

verb

To stay under control; to keep one’s composure: While he gives this silly speech, I need to maintain

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