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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink);
[syn: epicure, gourmet, gastronome, bon vivant, epicurean, foodie]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Epicure \Ep"i*cure\, n. [L. Epicurus, Gr. ?, a famous Greek philosopher, who has been regarded, but erroneously, as teaching a doctrine of refined voluptuousness.] 1. A follower of Epicurus; an Epicurean. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. One devoted to dainty or luxurious sensual enjoyments, esp. to the luxuries of the table. Syn: Voluptuary; sensualist. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

epicure n 1: a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink) [syn: epicure, gourmet, gastronome, bon vivant, epicurean, foodie]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

72 Moby Thesaurus words for "epicure": Brillat-Savarin, Cyrenaic, Heliogabalus, Lucullus, Sardanapalus, aesthete, amateur, arbiter, arbiter elegantiarum, arbiter of taste, authority, board-and-roomer, boarder, bon vivant, cannibal, carnivore, carpet knight, cognoscente, collector, connaisseur, connoisseur, connoisseur of food, consumer, critic, dilettante, diner, diner-out, eater, eater-out, epicurean, expert, feeder, flesh-eater, fruitarian, gastronome, gastronomer, gastronomist, glutton, good judge, gourmand, gourmet, grain-eater, graminivore, granivore, hedonist, herbivore, high liver, hungry mouth, judge, lactovegetarian, luncher, man-eater, maven, meat-eater, mouth, omnivore, omophagist, pantophagist, phytophage, picnicker, plant-eater, pleasure-seeker, predacean, refined palate, sensualist, sensuist, swine, sybarite, trencherman, vegetarian, virtuoso, voluptuary
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

EPICURE, n. An opponent of Epicurus, an abstemious philosopher who, holding that pleasure should be the chief aim of man, wasted no time in gratification from the senses.