bon viveur


British, formal
: a person who likes going to parties and other social occasions and who enjoys good food, wine, etc.

Examples of bon viveur in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As something of a bon viveur, Mr. Johnson has doubtless attended many parties that might have caused him subsequent embarrassment. Gerard Baker, WSJ, 7 Feb. 2022

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“Bon viveur.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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