gastronome

[ gas-truh-nohm ]
/ ˈgæs trəˌnoʊm /

noun

a connoisseur of good food; gourmet; epicure.
Also gas·tron·o·mer [ga-stron-uh-mer] /gæˈstrɒn ə mər/, gas·tron·o·mist.

Origin of gastronome

1815–25; < French, back formation from gastronomie gastronomy
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Examples from the Web for gastronomist

  • I never heard anything about his war service, but I do know that as a gastronomist his reputation is European.

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British Dictionary definitions for gastronomist

gastronome

gastronomer (ɡæsˈtrɒnəmə) or gastronomist

/ (ˈɡæstrəˌnəʊm) /

noun

less common words for gourmet

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