Origin of gourmand
Related formsgour·mand·ism, noun
Examples from the Web for gourmand
Beltrán Leyva, a gourmand, was savoring his tamale with its filling of roasted corn.
They gleefully bathe in fresh entrails; they rip the limbs off human bodies like a gourmand digging into a fresh lobster.
One meal prepared for me by artist, writer, and gourmand Claude Tayag in the city of Angeles ranks with any I have ever eaten.
The London gourmand revels in snails, and the New Yorker demands frogs upon his bill of fare.Aztec Land|Maturin M. Ballou
And for this—it must be repeated, as for all the best things in the gourmand's life—one journeys to France.The Feasts of Autolycus|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
He knew Lebel was a gallant and a gourmand, and he was anxious to please him in all senses at once.Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry|Baron Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
He was not a gourmand or libertine, he had often proudly asserted to himself.Jessamine|Marion Harland
When an ant has discovered any rich prey, far from enjoying it alone, like a gourmand, it invites all its companions to the feast.The Insect World|Louis Figuier