bon vivant(redirected from bon viveur)
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bon vi·vant(bôN′ vē-väN′)
n. pl. bons vi·vants (bôN′ vē-väN′)
A person with refined taste, especially one who enjoys superb food and drink.
[French : bon, good + vivant, present participle of vivre, to live.]
bon vivant(bɔ̃ vivɑ̃)
n, pl bons vivants (bɔ̃ vivɑ̃)
a person who enjoys luxuries, esp good food and drink. Also called (but not in French): bon viveur
[literally: good living (man)]
bon vi•vant(Fr. bɔ̃ viˈvɑ̃)
pl. bons vi•vants (Fr. bɔ̃ viˈvɑ̃)
a person who lives luxuriously and enjoys good food and drink.
A French phrase meaning good living, used to mean someone who enjoys the best in food and drink.
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|Noun||1.||bon vivant - a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)|
sensualist - a person who enjoys sensuality