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gourmet

gour·met

gourmet

 
pronunciation:
gur meI
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone who appreciates and is knowledgeable about well-prepared food, fine wines, and the like.
As a gourmet, he chooses to eat at only the finest restaurants.
synonyms:
connoisseur, epicure, gastronome
similar words:
bon vivant
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: characteristic of or suited to the taste of someone who values food and drink of high quality.
The store sells a variety of expensive gourmet foods.
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