Share this entry

maven
American English: /ˈmeɪvən/
British English: /ˈmeɪv(ə)n/

Translation of maven in Spanish:

noun

  • (American English) [colloquial]
    experto, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • I swear to you, if my father starts wearing his beige and brown leisure suit again, I will make the fashion mavens responsible for this pay.
    • Academics and poverty mavens know this to be the case, though they try to soften the harshness of its implications.
    • I'm glad that he pointed out that being a great type designer does not make one a typewriter history maven.

Definition of maven in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day exemplum
    Pronunciation: iɡˈzempləm
    noun
    an example or model...
    Cultural fact of the day

    rastro

    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.