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aficionada

[uh-fish-yuh-nah-duh; Spanish ah-fee-thyaw-nah-th ah, ah-fee-syaw-] /əˌfɪʃ yəˈnɑ də; Spanish ɑˌfi θyɔˈnɑ ðɑ, ɑˌfi syɔ-/
noun, plural aficionadas
[uh-fish-yuh-nah-duh z; Spanish ah-fee-thyaw-nah-th ahs] /əˌfɪʃ yəˈnɑ dəz; Spanish ɑˌfi θyɔˈnɑ ðɑs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a woman who is an ardent devotee; fan; enthusiast.
Origin of aficionada
1950-1955
1950-55; < Spanish: feminine of aficionado aficionado
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