bon vivant

[ bon vee-vahnt; French bawn vee-vahn ]SEE DEFINITION OF bon vivant
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In short, the cardinal was a man of wit, and what is called a bon vivant.

"She was feather-brained," continued the bon vivant, with a blas shrug.

Besides this, the padre was a bon vivant and devoted lover of fish.

I need not mention that he was a bon vivant, a most joyous, yet a most discreet one.

Also Robbie was making a reputation as a clubman and bon vivant.

I received them, however, as a bon vivant does the advice of his physician.

This, to one who was decidedly a bon vivant, was a great annoyance.

The Major was somewhat of a bon vivant, and his wine was excellent.

The child Henri continued his precocious career from the day when he first became a bon vivant and a connoisseur of wine.

Mr. K—— was a bon vivant as well as an accomplished teacher; he liked a sly illusion no less than a careful preparation.

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