(also gormandize, gourmandise)
noun[mass noun] Back to top
The appreciation or consumption of good food.
More example sentences
- Napoleon's love of gourmandise was nurtured young on his native island.
- I guess my gourmandise runs deep.
- His interest in gourmandise caused him to taste its flesh, which he found delicious and certainly better than most of our chickens.
late Middle English (as a noun): from French gourmandise, from gourmand; the verb dates from the mid 16th century.
Definition of gourmandize in:
- The US English dictionary