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maven

One who is, is believed to be, or believes oneself to be an expert in some area, field, or topic. Anyone proclaiming to be a maven when it comes to dating or hooking up is just looking to take your money. You should talk to my cousin Jerry—he's a real maven in the stock market.

mavin

One who is, is believed to be, or believes oneself to be an expert in some area, field, or topic. More commonly seen as "maven." Anyone proclaiming to be a mavin when it comes to dating or hooking up is just looking to take your money. You should talk to my cousin Jerry—he's a real mavin in the stock market.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

maven

and mavin (ˈmevnæ)
1. n. an expert; a self-proclaimed expert. (From Hebrew mevin via Yiddish.) A maven in the stock market you are not.
2. in. to act as a maven (sense 1). She’s always mavening about something.

mavin

verb
See maven
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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