gourmandise 1 [goo r-muh n-deez] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun unrestrained enjoyment of fine foods, wines, and the like.
Origin of gourmandise 1From French; see origin atgourmandise 2 [goo r-muh n-dahyz] verb (used without object), gour·man·dised, gour·man·dis·ing. Chiefly British. . 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.
David Christie Murray
There was no affectation of gourmandise, the vice of male dinners.
But it could not be denied that the spirit of gambling and gourmandise were there.
William Howard Russell
This is not the most effectual way of proving the keenness of their gourmandise.
He needed only a crier at his back and a Petronius to immortalize his gourmandise.
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