[ goo r-muh n-dahyz ]
/ ˈgʊər mənˌdaɪz /

verb (used without object), gour·man·dized, gour·man·diz·ing.

to enjoy fine food and drink, especially often and in lavish quantity.

Nearby words

  1. gourd family,
  2. gourde,
  3. gourdes,
  4. gourmand,
  5. gourmandise,
  6. gourmet,
  7. gourmont,
  8. gourmont, remy de,
  9. gournia,
  10. gout

Origin of gourmandize

First recorded in 1540–50; gourmand + -ize

Related formsgour·man·diz·er, noun

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Examples from the Web for gourmandize

  • If gourmandize be the favorite failing in these parts, there is surely some excuse for the sinners.

    Border and Bastille|George A. Lawrence