Definition of gastronomist in English:



  • A connoisseur of good food; a gourmet.

    • ‘That same day I met a 30 year-old gastronomist and professional salsa dancer.’
    • ‘Tuesday is a gastronomist's delight with a hamper and signed book by Clarissa Dickson Wright on offer.’
    • ‘The introduction of the potato into Ireland in the 17 th century could be considered by some gastronomists to be the greatest occurrence or the worse calamity to befall Irish cuisine.’
    • ‘The gastronomist Isabel Viera presented the food of Angola made and innovated by her.’
    • ‘For gastronomists, the thought of eating ice cream in the sun or a pizza in Santa Margharita is ecstasy itself.’
    • ‘Get yourself to Brooklyn restaurant The Farm, where food blogger and historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman will host an evening of American Cookery.’
    hedonist, pleasure lover, pleasure seeker, sybarite, voluptuary
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