foodie

[ foo-dee ]
/ ˈfu di /

noun Slang.

a person keenly interested in food, especially in eating or cooking.

Nearby words

  1. food vacuole,
  2. food vessel,
  3. food web,
  4. food-gathering,
  5. foodaholic,
  6. foodstuff,
  7. foofaraw,
  8. foofoo,
  9. fool,
  10. fool and his money are soon parted, a

Origin of foodie

food + -ie, perhaps in part extracted from junkie

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British Dictionary definitions for foodie

foodie

foody

/ (ˈfuːdɪ) /

noun plural -ies

a person having an enthusiastic interest in the preparation and consumption of good food
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Word Origin and History for foodie

foodie

n.

"gourmet," 1982, from food + -ie.

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