A person with refined taste, especially in food and wine.
The definition of an epicure is someone who has a refined taste for fine food and drink.
An example of an epicure is a writer for a food magazine.
A person devoted to sensuous pleasure and luxurious living.
A person who enjoys and has a discriminating taste for fine foods and beverages.
(archaic) A person who is especially fond of luxury and sensuous pleasure.
A person who takes particular pleasure in fine food and drink.
Origin of epicure
- Middle English an Epicurean from Medieval Latin epicūrus from Latin Epicūrus Epicurus from Greek Epikouros
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition