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    equvalent words for foodie

    Chris Onstad, author of the webcomic Achewood and the author of the The Achewood Cookbook, stated a dislike for the term. Onstad said "There are so many words that already describe the concept of people who like food, or enjoy cooking, or enjoy knowing about cooking. "Foodie": It's like the infantile diminutive—you put a "y" on the end of everything to make it childlike. We don't need it. It's embarrassing. 'I'm a foodie.' Oh my God."
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    What are other equvalent words for foodie? I only know gourmet. Could you please tell me a couple of them.

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    Re: equvalent words for foodie

    Epicure.

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    Re: equvalent words for foodie

    I just found another one, foodaholic, on http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/foodaholic
    But it sounds disapproving.

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    Re: equvalent words for foodie

    Gourmand.
    Gastronome.
    Epicurean.
    Chef.

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