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foodie

[ foo-dee ]
/ ˈfu di /
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noun Slang.
a person keenly interested in food, especially in eating or cooking.
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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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