Foodie vs. Foody

By Jaxson

  • Foodie

    A foodie is a person who has an ardent or refined interest in food and who eats food not only out of hunger but due to their interest or hobby. The terms “gastronome” and “gourmet” define the same thing, i.e. a person who enjoys food for pleasure.

  • Foodie (noun)

    A person with a special interest in or knowledge of food, a gourmet.

    “We self-professed foodies liked to meet in restaurants and talk like experts about what we were eating.”

  • Foody (adjective)

    Eatable; fit for food or consumption.

  • Foody (adjective)

    Food-bearing; fertile; fruitful.

  • Foody (adjective)

    Of, relating to, composed of, or supplying food.

  • Foodie (noun)

    a person with a particular interest in food; a gourmet

    “he is an avid foodie and successful restaurateur”

Oxford Dictionary

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