[foo-dee] /ˈfu di/

noun, Slang.
a person keenly interested in food, especially in eating or cooking.
noun (pl) -ies
a person having an enthusiastic interest in the preparation and consumption of good food

“gourmet,” 1982, from food + -ie.


: San Francisco, foodie capital of the USA


A person who pays unusual attention to food, cuisine, etc; devotee of healthy gourmet cooking and eating: To be a proper foodie, it little matters where you live as long as you own a ”serious” vegetable knife

[1980s+; perhaps modeled on groupie]


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