Definition of foodie
: a person having an avid interest in the latest food fads
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Examples of foodie in a Sentence
The restaurant is very popular among foodies.
Recent Examples of foodie from the Web
She's racked up fans thanks to her uncanny ability to predict just what foodies will be eager to gobble up, melding freshness with tradition.
Porto Heli, situated in the rich agricultural region of Argolida, is a foodie paradise and locavore's dream.
If the first season of Master of None was very much the quasi-autobiographical Louie model remixed through the lens of Aziz Ansari’s experiences as an actor, foodie, and son of immigrant parents, Season 2 transcends that to become its own thing.
But the Free Press and the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers have a great option for foodies: the Top 10 Takeover dining series.
Foodies who prefer the sweetness of a southern peach may have to settle for watermelon.
The list also includes cities just right for festival lovers (Cincinnati), foodies (Asheville, North Carolina) and outdoorsy types (Coeur d’Alene, Idaho).
Situated near the Arts District, the complex may be best known for Smorgasburg, a foodie wonderland held each Sunday in the parking lot.
In order to survive, Fukunaga depends on a following of local foodies, parking his truck where hospitality people go when off-duty.
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Did You Know?
Foodie is a relatively recent addition to our language (dating from the early 1980s), but it derives from a much older word, food, which has been with us for as long as there has been anything that could be called English. Food can be traced back through Middle English to the Old English form fōda, which is itself related to Old High German fuotar, meaning "food" or "fodder," and Latin panis, meaning "bread." Panis is the source for empanada (a turnover with a sweet or savory filling), panatela (a type of cigar), panettone (a kind of bread containing raisins and candied fruit), and pantry (a room used for the storage of provisions).
First Known Use of foodie
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Definition of foodie for English Language Learners
: a person who enjoys and cares about food very much
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