V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: a person who loves to eat and drink for pleasure and often overdoes it
Synonyms: epicure, gourmet, glutton
Antonyms: ascetic, anorexic
Tips: The difference between a gourmet or epicure and a gourmand is that while all indicate someone with fine and discriminating taste in food and drink, a gourmand may also tend to overindulge or even be gluttonous.
Over the years, he had become somewhat of a gourmand, and his knowledge of the local food scene was extensive. (epicure)
The radio food critic is a gourmand who loves to do restaurant reviews as much as he loves to sample dishes--thankfully, in radio, he doesn't have to worry about his figure. (glutton, epicure)
The famous chef became more of a gourmet than a gourmand when he lost about 50 pounds and no longer looked as if he overate. (epicure, glutton)
Every Thanksgiving I turn into a gourmand, cooking, preparing, and eating a bounty of food. (gourmet, glutton)
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