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epicure

División en sílabas: ep·i·cure
Pronunciación: /ˈepəˌkyo͝or
 
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Definición de epicure en inglés:

sustantivo

A person who takes particular pleasure in fine food and drink.
Example sentences
  • Liquor stores are plentiful and there are even gourmet shops for the epicures.
  • It does not make sense that animals that are on the verge of extinction are caught because of a minority of epicures.
  • The assembled epicures praised this exquisite tea.
Sinónimos
gourmet, gastronome, gourmand, connoisseur
informal foodie

Origen

late Middle English (denoting a disciple of Epicurus): via medieval Latin from Greek Epikouros 'Epicurus'.

Derivados

epicurism

1
Pronunciación: /-ˌrizəm, ˌepiˈkyo͝o-/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • His personal enemies of promise were sloth, disguised as fastidious indolence; gluttony, disguised as epicurism; and bibulosity, masquerading as connoisseurship.

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