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English definition of “gourmet”


noun [C]     /ˈɡɔː.meɪ/ US  /ˈɡʊr.meɪ/
a person who knows a lot about food and cooking, and who enjoys eating high-quality foodPeople who enjoy pleasureExperts and specialistsEnthusiastsAdmirers
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