[foo-dee] /ˈfu di/
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]
[food] /fud/ noun 1. any nourishing substance that is eaten, drunk, or otherwise taken into the body to sustain life, provide energy, promote growth, etc. 2. more or less solid nourishment, as distinguished from liquids. 3. a particular kind of solid nourishment: a breakfast food; dog food. 4. whatever supplies nourishment to organisms: plant food. […]
noun 1. a hand-operated kitchen device for puréeing fruits and vegetables. noun a tool used to grind and puree soft foods through perforated disks using a hand-turned crank Usage Note cooking
noun 1. . [as-uh-fet-i-duh] /ˌæs əˈfɛt ɪ də/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a soft, brown, lumpy gum resin having a bitter, acrid taste and an obnoxious odor, obtained from the roots of several Near Eastern plants belonging to the genus Ferula, of the parsley family: formerly used in medicine as a carminative and antispasmodic. n. late […]
noun 1. an acute gastrointestinal condition characterized by such symptoms as headache, fever, chills, abdominal and muscular pain, nausea, diarrhea, and prostration, caused by foods that are naturally toxic, as poisonous mushrooms, by vegetable foods that are chemically contaminated, as by insecticides, or by bacteria or their toxins, especially of the genus Salmonella. noun 1. […]