[ toor-uh-fahyl, tur- ]

  1. a connoisseur or lover of cheese; a caseophile.

Origin of turophile

First recorded in 1935–40; from tur-, a variant of Greek tȳrós “cheese” + -o- + -phile

Words Nearby turophile

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How to use turophile in a sentence

  • So the host announced it was made of "lait de femme" and an astounded turophile exclaimed, "Then all of us are cannibals."

    The Complete Book of Cheese | Robert Carlton Brown