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epicure

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of epicure

  1. a person with refined tastes in food and wine Thomas Jefferson was one of America's first great epicures Synonyms of epicure bon vivant, epicurean, gastronome, gastronomist, gourmand, gourmet Words Related to epicure connoisseur, dilettante; foodie; savorer; oenophile, turophile Near Antonyms of epicure glutton, gorger, guzzler, hog, overeater, stuffer, swiller, trencherman

Synonym Discussion of epicure

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.


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