mavin : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
- 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.
- For the list mavin with less esoteric tastes, Luongo offers his verdicts on the best available wines, foods, hotels, shops and salmon waters, as well as just about everything else .
- And from nearly every movie mavin came the cackle of contumely: the arrogant director had committed career harakiri.