afficionado

afficionado

(əˌfɪʃjəˈnɑːdəʊ)
n, pl -dos
a variant spelling of aficionado
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If anyone had told me that Samuel West (actor son of the canal boat afficionado Tim West) would be featuring in a Noel Coward comedy I must confess I would have thought my informant was ever so slightly deranged.
M a bit of an afficionado of BBC children's television for the under fives.
It is a book for the serious afficionado of the genre rather than the casual reader as it twists and turns through the storyline.
And whether you're a Victoria fan or a Cheryl enthusiast, a Danielle devotee or a Tess afficionado there are plenty of them out there leading fashion trends rather than following them.
He does this in part through the observations of frontiersman Peter Erasmus, and mountain afficionado Mary Shaffer Warren.
By reading this magazine you're already a sky afficionado to some degree.
I only became a rugby afficionado later in life, but I was quickly hooked.
I found it all rather wearying, but for the Mahler afficionado, I'm sure the whole Goethe Faust thing will be a grand and rewarding spectacle.
But because it contains 10-percent fruit juice, if you're a soft drink afficionado, you think, maybe I'll try it.
Oyster afficionado John Rowen is a frequent contributor to the Conservationist.
These include the Afficionado and Reserva wine coolers with humidity controls and adjustable temperatures; beer dispenser/compact refrigerator; five water coolers; and commercial-type convection ovens.
Williams, a jazz afficionado, joins an elite group of black executives who are leading corporate giants.