mavin mavin

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

Usage(s):

  1. Much of the credit for the Cinderella publishing story goes to Robert Gottlieb, then the editorial genie in residence at Simon Schuster, now the mavin at Alfred Knopf.
  2. And from nearly every movie mavin came the cackle of contumely: the arrogant director had committed career harakiri.

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