Synonyms for gourmet
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GOURMET
But Nodier was far from being the gourmet that Dumas supposed him to be.
He was catering for a gourmet in Furneaux, and rose to the requisite height.
Like its congeners it forms a delicate morsel to the gourmet.
Rubbish, by the way, is not good eating, but an essayist should not be a gourmet—in the country.
But, in making this confession, I am neither gourmand nor gourmet.
He was a freshman, an Etonian, a "Gourmet" and a member of the Bullingdon.
He was not, however, indifferent to the pleasures of the table and was something of a gourmet.
Jimmy's a gourmet when he orders at the Pump Room and he's trying to overawe you.
You are a gourmet, you know better about these things than I do, eh?
I should like to write a Book of Dinners—not a book for the gourmet, but a book of memories.
"connoisseur in eating and drinking," 1820, from French gourmet, altered (by influence of Middle French gourmant "glutton") from Old French groume, originally "wine-taster, wine merchant's servant" (in 13c. "a lad generally"), of uncertain origin. As an adjective from 1900. Cf. gourmand.