gourmet


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gourmet

connoisseur of fine food and drink: His choice of wines shows that he is a gourmet.
Not to be confused with:
gourmand – a person who likes food and tends to eat to excess: He’s nothing more than a gourmand who eats everything in sight.

gour·met

 (go͝or-mā′, go͝or′mā′)
n.
A connoisseur of fine food and drink.
adj.
Being of a standard suitable for or characteristic of a gourmet: a gourmet meal; a gourmet kitchen.

[French, from Old French, alteration (influenced by gourmand, glutton) of groumet, servant, valet in charge of wines, from Middle English grom, boy, valet.]

gourmet

(ˈɡʊəmeɪ; French ɡurmɛ)
n
a person who cultivates a discriminating palate for the enjoyment of good food and drink
[C19: from French, from Old French gromet serving boy]

gour•met

(gʊərˈmeɪ, ˈgʊər meɪ)

n.
1. a connoisseur of fine food and drink; epicure.
adj.
2. of, characteristic of, or designed for gourmets.
3. of or involving fancy or exotic foods.
[1810–20; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gourmet - a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)gourmet - a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
sensualist - a person who enjoys sensuality

gourmet

adjective
1. gastronomic, epicurean They share a love of gourmet cooking.
noun
1. connoisseur, foodie (informal), bon vivant (French), epicure, gastronome coquilles Saint-Jacques - a gourmet's delight
Translations
ذَوّاقه ، ذَوّاق الأكل
gurmánlabužník
gourmet
ínyenc
sælkeri
グルメ美食家食通
gurmanassmaguris
gardēdis
labužník
damak titizi

gourmet

[ˈgʊəmeɪ]
A. Ngastrónomo/a m/f
B. ADJ [food, dinner] → de gastronomía
gourmet cookingla gastronomía

gourmet

[ˈgʊərmeɪ]
ngourmet m, gastronome mf
modif [meal, dinner, food] → gastronomique

gourmet

nFeinschmecker(in) m(f), → Gourmet m

gourmet

[ˈgʊəmeɪ] ngourmet m inv, buongustaio/a

gourmet

(ˈguəmei) noun
a person who enjoys and knows a lot about good food and wines.
References in classic literature ?
I speak not of the finicking joy of the gourmet, but the joy of an honest appetite in ecstasy, the elemental joy of absorbing quantities of fresh simple food,--mere roast lamb, new potatoes, and peas of living green.
Rose was like a plump partridge attracting the knife of a gourmet. Many an elegant deep in debt would very willingly have resigned himself to make the happiness of Mademoiselle Cormon.
Father Brown gathered, from the course of the conversation, that Cray, the other gourmet, had to leave before the usual lunch-time; but that Putnam, his host, not to be done out of a final feast with an old crony, had arranged for a special dejeuner to be set out and consumed in the course of the morning, while Audrey and other graver persons were at morning service.
The acquaintance, a gentleman of uncertain breed, equally willing, was chewing Bill's paw with the gusto of a gourmet. An Irish terrier, with no personal bias towards either side, was dancing round and attacking each in turn as he came uppermost.
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