fla·​vor·​ist | \ ˈflā-vər-ist How to pronounce flavorist (audio) \

Definition of flavorist

: a specialist in the creation of artificial flavors

Examples of flavorist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cheryl Udzielak, 42, a senior flavorist at the Chicago laboratories of the Swiss company Givaudan, the world’s largest manufacturer of flavors and fragrances, sees more floral variations in demand in their work, which mixes science and psychology. New York Times, 6 Sep. 2021 Has working as a flavorist changed your relationship with food? Eric Spitznagel, Bon Appetit, 21 July 2017 Steve Kudla is probably known as the fleetest flavorist around McCormick and Company after his performance in a 5K race last Saturday. Bill Blewett, The Aegis, 25 May 2017 Kudla, a master flavorist (flavor chemist) at McCormick, finished first in the 55-60 age group, 46 seconds ahead of the runner-up. Bill Blewett, The Aegis, 25 May 2017

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First Known Use of flavorist

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Flavorist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flavorist. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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