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English definition of “bon vivant”

bon vivant

noun [C] uk   /ˌbɔ̃ːŋ.vi.ˈvɑ̃ːŋ/ us    /ˌbɑːn.viːˈvɑːnt/ (plural bons vivants) (UK also bon viveur,   /ˌbɔ̃ːŋ.vi.ˈvɜːr/    /ˌbɑːn.viːˈvɝː/ (plural bons viveurs))
a person who enjoys good food and wines and likes going to restaurants and parties
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