aficionadi

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aficionadi

  1. (hypercorrect) plural of aficionado
    • 2011, Donald Richie, Viewed Sideways: Writings on Culture and Style in Contemporary Japan, Stone Bridge Press (→ISBN), page 149:
      They own the texts, they are enthusiasts, aficionadi.
    • 2017, Jonathan Gray, Cornel Sandvoss, C. Lee Harrington, Fandom, Second Edition: Identities and Communities in a Mediated World, NYU Press (→ISBN), page 63:
      These forms of fandom are straight-forwardly dedicated to replicating a college of aficionadi, who by their knowledge of elevating texts are somehow superior to the rest of us.