A lover of cheese.
Origin of turophileGreek tūros cheese ; see teuə- in Indo-European roots. -phile
- a gourmet/connoisseur of cheese
From Ancient Greek Ï„Ï…ÏÏŒÏ‚ (turos, “cheese") +"Ž -phile.
Modern coinage; attested since 1930s. Popularized by Clifton Fadiman on American TV quiz show Information Please in 1952.