• IPA: /ˌkɒnəˈsɜɹ/, /ˌkɒnəˈsəː/, /ˌkɒnəˈsʊəɹ/

connoisseur (plural connoisseurs)

  1. A specialist in a given field whose opinion is highly valued, especially in one of the fine arts or in matters of taste
    • 1883, Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      This, when it was brought to him, he drank slowly, like a connoisseur, lingering on the taste...
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