chowhound

noun
chow·​hound | \ˈchau̇-ˌhau̇nd \

Definition of chowhound 

: one fond of eating

First Known Use of chowhound

1917, in the meaning defined above

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chowhound

noun

English Language Learners Definition of chowhound

: a person who likes to eat

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