Turophile definition

to͝orə-fīl, tyo͝or-
A lover of cheese.
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A gourmet/connoisseur of cheese.
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Noun

Singular:
turophile
Plural:
turophiles

Origin of turophile

  • Greek tūros cheese teuə- in Indo-European roots –phile

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Modern coinage; attested since 1930s. Popularized by Clifton Fadiman on American TV quiz show Information Please in 1952.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Ancient Greek τυρός (turos, “cheese") +"Ž -phile.

    From Wiktionary