Definition of Epicure

1. Noun. A person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink).

Exact synonyms: Bon Vivant, Epicurean, Foodie, Gastronome, Gourmet
Generic synonyms: Sensualist
Derivative terms: Epicurean, Epicurean



Definition of Epicure

1. n. A follower of Epicurus; an Epicurean.

Definition of Epicure

1. Noun. A person who is devoted to sensual pleasures or sensuous living. ¹

2. Noun. A person with highly refined tastes in food, wine, music ''et cetera''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Epicure

1. a gourmet [n -S] - See also: gourmet

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Literary usage of Epicure

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1. English Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1818)
"SENSUALIST, VOLUPTUARY, epicure. ... and as far as these pleasures are the pleasures of sense, the voluptuary is a sensualist : the epicure from ..."

2. English Eccentrics and Eccentricities by John Timbs (1875)
"What an epicure Eats in his Life-Time. In a life of sixty-five years' duration,, with a moderate daily allowance of mutton, for instance, an epicure will ..."

3. Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch, John Langhorne, William Langhorne (1823)
"... had not been an epicure?" At the same time,, he bade them provide him something which was to be had without difficulty. That Lucullus was not only ..."

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