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n. Slang
One who eats enthusiastically or excessively.


informal a greedy person or a person who loves eating



n. Slang.
a person who eats food in large quantities or with great gusto; glutton.
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Only two of the dogs were real chowhounds, showing a strong preference for the food," he said.
Some cats are finicky eaters while others behave more like chowhounds, quickly gobbling all food at any opportunity.
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Meanwhile, once-undercyberground food-discussion forum professional food writers are now mostly like to lurk around for scoops--has long distinguished between Chowhounds, who "won't hesitate to go far, far out of their way" to avoid "ingesting anything undelicious," and foodies--who "lap up hype" and "eat what they're told" (