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"Maven" comes to us from the Hebrew, by way of Yiddish. In Hebrew, "mavin" means "he knows". So a "maven" is someone in the know, a real expert, or maybe sometimes just a self-styled expert.
"You need to decide on a new computer? Talk to my cousin, he just graduated from CalTech, he's a real maven."
"Okay, so you read one magazine article, what does that make you, a maven?"
by Sharon Ann September 10, 2005
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Abbreviation for “Dude Arguing Online”.

Plural: “DAOs”

Coined by Twitter user @karakittel.
Would the internet exist without DAOs? Sadly, I don’t think so.
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by monkeylabor June 13, 2021
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A Yiddish word that can be traced back to the 1960's. Suddenly became popular with pretentious female 'new media' types who were not confident enough to call themselves an expert.
Use: "I'm a social media maven".
Translation: "I'm a pretentious twat who uses Twitter. A lot".
by Uber Shell September 23, 2015
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Maven is the most funny guy you will ever meet. He is always looking to hug people that comes his way. He loves to spark joy in other people. If you ever meet a Maven you will most likely fall for him. He is always looking for adventure outside. He is also adorable! He will make your world turn upside down
Hey i met this guy and he is so sweet like i can’t

it must be Maven

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a dork amongst dorks; an uber dork; or, used when a dork is about to go in a diatribe about his or her passion. Refernce: the Simpsons.
At the comic books store, the guy that knows ever apearance of the Silver Sable is a total maven.
by Water of Wonder June 12, 2004
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Someone who has just been 'maved' and is dripping from the 'pap' The after effects of being maved.
Also see sobering up.
john - god he is maven
tracy- paps drippin out his ass
john- wait till he's sober he will regret it
tracy- shall we help him?
john- no he might mave us too
by [maved] February 04, 2004
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