A person who takes particular pleasure in fine food and drink: they see themselves as epicures—delighting in food that is properly prepared
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- 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.
late Middle English (denoting a disciple of Epicurus): via medieval Latin from Greek Epikouros 'Epicurus'.
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- His personal enemies of promise were sloth, disguised as fastidious indolence; gluttony, disguised as epicurism; and bibulosity, masquerading as connoisseurship.