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aficionado

a devotee of bullfighting

aficionado

A Spanish word that means fan, devotee, enthusiast, etc. There are loyal aficionados of every subject in the computer field.
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Tratava-se de uma mulher madura, frustrada no amor, professora de canto e aficionada pela poesia e por operas, que invocava, em suas quatro cenas de um espetaculo, a Padilha .
Una loca aficionada a las fiestas y al vino y a los trapos y a los hombres.
Historians of Mughal India and of the British period will forgive the aficionada of early India for conceding only one of the twelve sections for the period 1550-1750 (no.
Additional panel members will be noted journalist, aficionada, and taurine writer, Muriel Feiner, author of six books on bullfighting, and Allen Josephs, past-president of the Hemingway Society and author of numerous articles and books on Hemingway and taurine culture.
To Carreiro, a fungi aficionada, the forest at the Louis Calder Center simply doesn't look right, and she's not just referring to aesthetics.
After mild protestation, I, a rabid aficionada of shoes in a land devoted to the well-shod foot, led him unerringly to a cobbler's on a side street, iconically designated on its exterior by a slender high-laced boot.
Military, there will be a clamoring for a commercial version by enthusiasts - not only those of the big bore persuasion, but those aficionada who absolutely must have in their collections whatever the services have adopted.