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n. Informal
One who has an ardent or refined interest in food; a gourmet. Also called foodist.


(ˈfuːdɪ) or


n, pl -ies
(Cookery) a person having an enthusiastic interest in the preparation and consumption of good food


(ˈfu di)

n. Slang.
a person keenly interested in food, esp. a gourmet.
[1980–85; food + -ie, in part extracted from junkie]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foodie - a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)foodie - a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
sensualist - a person who enjoys sensuality


noun (Informal) gourmet, connoisseur, bon viveur (French), gourmand, bon vivant (French), epicure, gastronome fist-class choice for the serious foodie


foody [ˈfuːdi] ngourmet mfood industry nindustrie f alimentairefood labelling nétiquetage m des alimentsfood mixer nmixeur mfood parcel ncolis m de vivresfood poisoning nintoxication f alimentairefood processing n (industrial)transformation f des alimentsfood processor nrobot m de cuisinefood rationing nrationnement m alimentairefood shopping ncourses fpl alimentaires
to do food shopping → faire ses courses alimentairesfood stamp n (US)bon m de nourriture (pour indigents)Food Standards Agency n (British) agence britannique de contrôle de la sécurité alimentaireAFSSA f(= Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des aliments)


n (inf)
(= gourmet)Gourmet m, → Feinschmecker(in) m(f)
(= food fanatic)Kochfreak m (inf)
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