A lover of cheese.
Origin of turophileGreek t&umacron;ros, cheese; see teu&schwa;- 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.