Definitions for aficionadoəˌfɪʃ yəˈnɑ doʊ, əˌfɪʃ ə-, əˌfi si ə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•fi•cio•na•doəˌfɪʃ yəˈnɑ doʊ, əˌfɪʃ ə-, əˌfi si ə-(n.)(pl.)-dos.

  1. a devotee; fan.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of aficionado:

1835–45; < Sp: lit., amateur, ptp. of aficionar to engender affection, v. der. of aficiónaffection1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aficionado(noun)

    a fan of bull fighting

  2. aficionado(noun)

    a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer


  1. aficionado(Noun)

    A person who likes, knows about, and appreciates a particular interest or activity; a fan or devotee.

    The festival is filled with aficionados of all types of music.

  2. Origin: From Spanish, past participle of aficionar, to inspire affection, from afición, affection, from affectio

Translations for aficionado

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


someone who does something for the love of it and not for money

For an amateur, he was quite a good photographer.

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