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Examples of foodie in a Sentence
The restaurant is very popular among foodies.
Recent Examples of foodie from the Web
Enter a foodie paradise when the Fabulous Food Show returns to the I-X Center, Nov. 9-11.
But there’s hidden foodie gems on campus that take some time to discover.
Framed by the jagged Andes mountains, the fun, soulful city has recently emerged as a foodie capital.
The workers of Melegatti had enough problems without worrying about foodie snobbery.
Holiday Market at the Lawn Market features elevated and stylish holiday shopping like jewelry, home goods and foodie delights.
East side revival Windsor Park is shaping up to be the 2018 foodie hot spot.
The long-standing foodie event is hosted by Mid-Cities Supporters of SafeHaven to raise money to benefit victims like Tracy and her children.
Boulder Farmers’ Market Sunny weather and lots of nearby farmland mean this farmers’ market has a particularly long season, running from April through mid-November, and foodies recognize it as one of the country’s best.
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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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