gourmandise


gourmandise

gourmandise 1 [goo r-muh n-deez] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun unrestrained enjoyment of fine foods, wines, and the like. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of gourmandise 1From French; see origin at gormandize gourmandise 2 [goo r-muh n-dahyz] verb (used without object), gour·man·dised, gour·man·dis·ing. Chiefly British. gourmandize. Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for gourmandise Historical Examples of gourmandise

  • In matters of gourmandise I am content wi’ little and cantie wi’ mair.

    Recollections

    David Christie Murray

  • There was no affectation of gourmandise, the vice of male dinners.

    The Young Duke

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • But it could not be denied that the spirit of gambling and gourmandise were there.

    The Atlantic Telegraph

    William Howard Russell

  • This is not the most effectual way of proving the keenness of their gourmandise.

    Paris and the Parisians in 1835 (Vol. 2 of 2)

    Frances Trollope

  • He needed only a crier at his back and a Petronius to immortalize his gourmandise.

    The Cup of Fury

    Rupert Hughes

  • British Dictionary definitions for gourmandise gourmandise gormandize noun a love of and taste for good food Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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