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gastronome definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink) [syn: epicure, gourmet, gastronome, bon vivant, epicurean, foodie]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, back-formation from gastronomie Date: 1823 a lover of good food; especially one with a serious interest in gastronomy Synonyms: see epicure

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a gourmet. Etymology: F f. gastronomie GASTRONOMY

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Gastronome Gas"tro*nome, Gastronomer Gas*tron"o*mer, n. [F. gastronome, fr. Gr. ?, ?, stomach + ? law, ? to distribute.] One fond of good living; an epicure. --Sir W. Scott.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(gastronomes) A gastronome is someone who enjoys preparing and eating good food, especially unusual or expensive food. (FORMAL) = gourmet N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n.; (also gastronomer) Epicure, high-liver, gourmand, fine-feeder, gourmet.

Moby Thesaurus

Brillat-Savarin, Lucullus, aesthete, board-and-roomer, boarder, bon vivant, cannibal, carnivore, connoisseur, connoisseur of food, consumer, dilettante, diner, diner-out, eater, eater-out, epicure, feeder, flesh-eater, fruitarian, gastronomer, gastronomist, glutton, gourmand, gourmet, grain-eater, graminivore, granivore, herbivore, high liver, hungry mouth, lactovegetarian, luncher, man-eater, meat-eater, mouth, omnivore, omophagist, pantophagist, phytophage, picnicker, plant-eater, predacean, trencherman, vegetarian



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