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-ista

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A person who is partial to, knowledgeable about, or associated with: fashionista.

[Partly from Spanish -ista, -ist; see Sandinista, and partly from Italian -ista, -ist; see barista.]
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-ista

combining form
indicating a supporter or follower of someone or something: fashionista; Portillista.
[C20: back formation from Sandinista]
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