gastronome

noun
gas·​tro·​nome | \ ˈga-strə-ˌnōm How to pronounce gastronome (audio) \

Definition of gastronome

: a lover of good food especially : one with a serious interest in gastronomy

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epicure, gourmet, gourmand, gastronome mean one who takes pleasure in eating and drinking. epicure implies fastidiousness and voluptuousness of taste. gourmet implies being a connoisseur in food and drink and the discriminating enjoyment of them. gourmand implies a hearty appetite for good food and drink, not without discernment, but with less than a gourmet's. gastronome implies that one has studied extensively the history and rituals of haute cuisine.

Examples of gastronome in a Sentence

gastronomes from all over make the pilgrimage to this temple of haute cuisine
Recent Examples on the Web The story is inspired by the famous French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 17 May 2022 The story is inspired by the famous French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 17 May 2022 The story is inspired by the famous French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 17 May 2022 The story is inspired by the famous French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 17 May 2022 Emilien Crespo, a globetrotting gastronome who splits his time between Los Angeles and Paris, says it’s not just the Instagram posts of Imbert with Dua Lipa, Omar Sy, and Kylian Mbappé that rub some people the wrong way. Cyrill Matter, Town & Country, 8 June 2022 The story is inspired by the famous French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 17 May 2022 The story is inspired by the famous French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 17 May 2022 The story is inspired by the famous French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 17 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of gastronome

1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gastronome

French, back-formation from gastronomie

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6 Aug 2022

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“Gastronome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gastronome. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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