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foodie

[foo-dee]
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noun Slang.
  1. 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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Related Words for foodie

hedonist, sensualist, connoisseur, gourmet, gastronome, glutton, gourmand

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British Dictionary definitions for foodie

foodie

foody

noun plural -ies
  1. a person having an enthusiastic interest in the preparation and consumption of good food
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Word Origin and History for foodie

n.

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

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