Definition of foodie in English:


(also foody)


  • A person with a particular interest in food; a gourmet.

    ‘he is an avid foodie and successful restaurateur’
    • ‘This attitude makes me worse than a foodie snob - I'm a foodie writing snob.’
    • ‘And if we're now a nation of foodies how come we spend more than ever on fast food?’
    • ‘Not only that, the gourmet cuisine he serves attracts smoking foodies who will adhere to his rules.’
    • ‘Some foodies readily dismiss the taco as either mundane or common or even both.’
    • ‘Spotting other foodies and restaurateurs eating there too is a good start.’
    • ‘Italian foodies can check out the Chicken Lasagne.’
    • ‘Hurst House is a private social club for foodies and uses food bought and prepared fresh each day.’
    • ‘Gourmet joints would rather treat foodies to a fresh flush of exotic scents, swivelling sounds, wavy hues and crispy accents.’
    • ‘The Mad Aunt and I were accompanied by her son and his partner, all of whom are foodies, veggies or both.’
    • ‘The activists want all cruelty to animals stopped; the foodies want the best food money can buy.’
    • ‘For example, farmers should be foodies, eager to sell a ‘food experience’ to their customers, he said.’
    • ‘At the moment it is keen foodies signing up, but there is scope for corporate events too.’
    • ‘The brick oven was roaring at Enrico's, the neighborhood ristorante in Shadyside that's a haunt for foodies seeking rustic retro classics.’
    • ‘In part, it's an upmarket deli with the sort of food labels that make foodies purr with contentment.’
    • ‘Share tasty adventures with other foodies who are passionate about great food and wine!’
    • ‘A group of highly talented food writers, chefs, restaurateurs, authors, and foodies contribute.’
    • ‘Few caused as much excitement and interest as Brian Maule's Chardon D' or among Scottish foodies.’
    • ‘As for the foodies, he says that the food festival is the best bet since the cuisine includes dishes from north and south Italy.’
    • ‘As regular readers may know, I'm quite a foodie - I love food and drink, enjoy cooking, love buying food and eating good meals.’
    • ‘Both are avid foodies, and would like a choice of places to eat out at night.’
    hedonist, pleasure seeker, pleasure lover, sensualist, sybarite, voluptuary
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