The definition of a gourmand is a gourmet, or a person who enjoys good food and drink.
An example of a gourmand is someone who has no problem spending $200 for a meal at a Michelin star restaurant.
- Obs. a glutton
- a person with a hearty liking for good food and drink and a tendency to indulge in them to excess
Origin of gourmandMiddle English gourmaunt ; from Old French gourmand, altered ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps gormet: see gourmet
- A lover of good food.
- A person who often eats too much.
Origin of gourmandMiddle English gourmant, glutton, from Old French gormant.
From French gourmand.