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Q: What does aficionado mean?
A: Also they are enthusiastic about their subject

Synonyms of "Aficionado" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between aficionado and geek ?
A: Aficionado is a compliment whereas geek is usually a bit of an insult. An aficionado is an expert in some field whereas a geek is someone who knows a lot about (usually) computers, computer games etc. but is not very relaxed socially. However, times are changing and geek is not always used insultingly nowadays.
Q: What is the difference between aficionado and fanatic ?
A: A fanatic really may really likes something for instance--drinking coffee; while an aficionado not only likes it but knows quite a bit about coffee.

My friend Maki loves coffee. She must have a cup before work, after lunch, during her break and after dinner. Maki knows what kind of coffee drinks she likes and doesn't like. My friend Robyne doesn't drink a lot of coffee but she really enjoys a good cup of coffee. Robyne has researched how the brands of coffee (Starbucks, Blue Mountain, etc) roast their coffee beans, and where the bean come frome. Robyne has also tried brewing coffee using several different methods to determine which method she likes best.

I would call Maki a fanatic because of the quality and regularity in which consumes coffee. I would call Robyne and aficionado because she more concerned about the quality of the coffee she's drinking than the quantity.

Translations of "Aficionado"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? aficionado
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? aficionado 😊
A: amateur, non-professional are the main meanings although id you want to use it to refer to someone playing badly you can use "noob"
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? aficionado
A: Also as a noun - fan (e.g. a follower of a football club)

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