gastronaut

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gastro- + -naut, by analogy with astronaut.

Noun[edit]

gastronaut (plural gastronauts)

  1. A person with a keen appreciation for food.
    • 2009, James Steen, "Epilogue", in Stirred But Not Shaken (by Keith Floyd), Pan Books (2010), ISBN 9780330511582, page 353:
      For confirmation, just think of the millions of people who, after watching Keith, were inspired to cook, eat, drink; to become a gastronaut and savour — truly relish — every morsel, every drop, every bloody bit of it!

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