bon viveur

bon viveur
  n. (pl.
   ♦ bons vivants,
   ♦ bons viveurs pron. same; fem.
   ♦ bonne vivante, ), 'good living or liver'; lover of good food and drink; gourmet.

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  • bon viveur — UK [ˌbɒ̃ viːˈvɜː(r)] / US [ˌbɑn vɪˈvɜr] or bon vivant UK [ˌbɒ̃ viːˈvɒ̃] / US [ˌbɑn vɪˈvɑnt] noun [countable] Word forms bon viveur : singular bon viveur plural bon viveurs or bons viveurs formal someone who enjoys spending time with other people …   English dictionary

  • bon viveur — [ˌbɒbon viveur vi: və:] noun (plural bon viveurs or bons viveurs pronunciation same) another term for bon vivant. Origin C19: pseudo Fr., from Fr. bon good and viveur a living person …   English new terms dictionary

  • bon viveur — /bɒ̃ viˈvɜ/ (say bon vee ver) noun a bon vivant. {coined in English from French bon good + viveur a living person} …  

  • bon viveur — [wym. bą wiwör] m IV, DB. bon viveura, Ms. bon viveurze; lm M. bon viveurowie, DB. bon viveurów przestarz., → bon vivant ‹fr.› …   Słownik języka polskiego

  • bon viveur — n. (pl. bon viveurs or bons viveurs pronunc. same) = BON VIVANT. Etymology: pseudo F …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) bon viveur — mainly British someone who enjoys good food and wine. A noted bon viveur, he had a passion for French cuisine …   New idioms dictionary

  • bon vivant, bon viveur —    The first is a person who enjoys good food, the second a person who lives well …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • bon vivant, bon viveur —    The first is a person who enjoys good food, the second a person who lives well …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • bon viveur, bon vivant — ▶ noun HEDONIST, pleasure seeker, sensualist, sybarite, voluptuary; epicure, gourmet, gastronome. Opposites puritan …   Useful english dictionary

  • viveur — s.m. (Franţuzism; şi bon viveur) Om petrecăreţ, om de viaţă, chefliu. [pron. vör. / < fr. viveur]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  VIVEUR Vö R/ s. m. (şi bon viveur) om petrecăreţ, om de viaţă, chefliu. (< fr. viveur) Trimis …   Dicționar Român

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