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A female aficionado; (originally) a female devotee of bullfighting; (now usually) a woman or girl who is very enthusiastic about some activity, subject, or pastime.
Mid 19th century. From Spanish aficionada, supporter, enthusiast, feminine form corresponding to aficionado.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.