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n. (alternative form of maven English)


n. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field [syn: ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz]


Mavin may refer to:

  • Fred Mavin (1884–1957), English football player and manager
  • Steve Mavin (born 1968), former Australian rugby league footballer
  • Mavin Manyshaped, heroine of three science fiction novels by Sheri S. Tepper
  • Mavin, Qazvin, Iran, a village
  • Mavin Records, a Nigerian-based record label established in 2012
  • Mavin Foundation, an American community organization for mixed-heritage people

Usage examples of "mavin".

Now Mavin Manyshaped rode her tall horse along that Ancient Road, so lost in memory of that other time she paid little attention to the clouds towering over the city.

Food was brought, and beer, and then the kitchen girl was gone, the door shut behind her, and Mavin sat beside the fire with the unopened letter in her hand.

If you were here now, Mavin, I would not be interested in them either.

Then they began to talk more freely, and Mavin found herself warming to the woman as she had not done to many others.

Then she walked around the room, saying nothing, while Mavin brought herself to a gulping silence.

She took the towel and wrung it out before handing it to Mavin once more.

So, says Windlow, if Himaggery is to come here again and the vision to be fulfilled, then you, Mavin, must be involved in it.

When Mavin woke in the morning, the bed beside her was empty and Throsset was gone.

The young Harpy seemed to have finished her assigned duties and now moved among the poles and Faces only for amusement, Mavin still following doggedly, her curiosity keeping her close behind.

The Harpy lay where Mavin had thrown her the night before, dried blood upon her throat and chest.

The woman turned and moved away, reluctantly, and not before casting Mavin one last, hissing threat.

He did not explain this cryptic utterance, and Mavin did not interrupt to ask him to clarify it.

Bunwit and birds, raw or roasted, were all very well, but Mavin had no objection to kitchen food.

He fell silent, as though waiting for her to contradict him, but Mavin kept her face innocent and open.

He smiled, something meant to be a kindly smile, at which Mavin shuddered, speaking quickly to hide it.