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  ( gourmets    plural  )
1       adj   Gourmet food is nicer or more unusual or sophisticated than ordinary food, and is often more expensive.  
ADJ n  
Flavored coffee is sold at gourmet food stores and coffee shops..., The couple share a love of gourmet cooking., ...a gourmet dinner.     
2       n-count   A gourmet is someone who enjoys good food, and who knows a lot about food and wine.  
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bon vivant, connoisseur, epicure, foodie     (informal)   gastronome  

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gore, gourd, gourmand, grout

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