connoisseurship connoisseurship


  • (n) love of or taste for fine objects of art




  1. "It brings you up against questions of connoisseurship: how anyone knows who painted what," said Penny.
    on Jul 21, 2009 By: Nicholas Penny Source: Bloomberg

  2. Jan Morris said of Chatwin: "Too much for me. Snobbism, equally camp and genuine; showy connoisseurship of a quirky kind; the deadly energy of a raconteur; the insensitivity of the tuft hunter; a gift for mimicry; sexual ambiguity of the Strength...
    on Mar 10, 2006 By: Jan Morris Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Word of the Day
repudiate repudiate
/ri ˈpju di ˌeɪt /