Definition of gastronome in English:


Syllabification: gas·tro·nome
Pronunciation: /ˈɡastrəˌnōm
(also gastronomer /ɡaˈstränəˌmər/ or gastronomist /ɡaˈstränəˌmist/)


A gourmet.
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  • But whatever they like to be called, be it gastronome or gourmet, bon viveur or epicure, tell them.
  • His stock is also high among gastronomes and his experience as a food-loving father has left its indelible mark at Southbank.
  • For gastronomes visiting later in the season, he is hosting a series of Winter Wine Weeks from the end of March through Easter, featuring the best food and wines from around the world.


early 19th century: from French, from gastronomie (see gastronomy).

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