Words at Play : Top 10 Particular Kinds of Lovers

#4: Turophile

Definition:

a lover of cheese; a cheese fancier

About the Word:

This term – probably coined by an American radio host in 1938 – is far less commonly used than oenophile. Still, someone who passionately enjoys wine and cheese might be described as an oenophile turophile.

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