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COGNOSCENTI

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cognoscenti mean? 

COGNOSCENTI (noun)
  The noun COGNOSCENTI has 1 sense:

1. an expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts

  Familiarity information: COGNOSCENTI used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COGNOSCENTI (noun)


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Meaning:

An expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

cognoscenti; connoisseur

Hypernyms ("cognoscenti" is a kind of...):

authority (an expert whose views are taken as definitive)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cognoscenti"):

aesthete; esthete (one who professes great sensitivity to the beauty of art and nature)

oenophile; oenophilist; wine lover (a connoisseur of fine wines; a grape nut)


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