noun (plural bon viveurs or bons viveurs pronounced same)
Another term for bon vivant.
More example sentences
- In a very modest, middle-class, Midlands kind of way, he was a bon viveur - he enjoyed his whisky, fine wines and Sombrane cigarettes.
- The bon viveur should not expect a limitless good life.
- They actively seek thrills in dangerous sports and tend to be bons viveurs who live in the moment and, like Epimetheus, take little account of the future.
mid 19th century: pseudo-French, from French bon 'good' and viveur 'a living person', on the pattern of bon vivant.