mavenhood

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

maven +‎ -hood

Noun[edit]

mavenhood (uncountable)

  1. The role or position of a maven.
    • 2009 August 30, William Safire, “Clunkers”, New York Times:
      I am indebted to Markey’s staff for this insight into phrasal formation, but in the language mavenhood, you do not pay “cash for coinage.”