Definition of gourmandize in English:

gourmandize

(also gourmandise, gormandize)

verb

[NO OBJECT]
  • Eat good food, especially to excess.

    • ‘But still, you're not here to hobnob and gourmandise, you're here for that intense spiritual experience.’
    • ‘They were also, according to witnesses, gourmandizing on the food stuffs kept by the clergy.’

noun

  • [mass noun] The appreciation or consumption of good food.

    • ‘His interest in gourmandise caused him to taste its flesh, which he found delicious and certainly better than most of our chickens.’
    • ‘I guess my gourmandise runs deep.’
    • ‘Napoleon's love of gourmandise was nurtured young on his native island.’

Origin

Late Middle English (as a noun): from French gourmandise, from gourmand; the verb dates from the mid 16th century.

Pronunciation

gourmandize

/ˌɡɔːm(ə)nˈdiːz//ˌɡʊəm(ə)nˈdiːz/