Definition of gourmandize in English:

gourmandize

verb

[NO OBJECT]
  • Indulge in good eating; eat greedily.

    • ‘Don't gourmandize, and don't drink to excess.’
    • ‘But when Neptune is afflicted in Taurus it gives a sensuous and passionate nature and a strong tendency to gourmandize which in time is bound to bring trouble and sorrow in its wake.’
    • ‘Fat and homely, he womanizes and gourmandizes and pulls tablecloths out from under dishes.’

noun

  • The action of indulging in or being a connoisseur of good eating.

    • ‘Napoleon's love of gourmandise was nurtured young on his native island.’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

gourmandize

/ˈɡo͝ormənˌdīz/