bon viveur

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Appeared in the mid 19th century as pseudo-Gallicization of bon vivant.

Noun[edit]

bon viveur (plural bons viveurs or bon viveurs)

  1. Synonym of bon vivant, a person who enjoys the good things in life, especially good food and drink.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

bon viveur f (plural bons viveurs)

  1. (obsolete) Synonym of bon vivant

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French bon viveur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bon viveur m pers

  1. (literary, obsolete) bon viveur
    Synonym: bon vivant

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • bon viveur in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • bon viveur in Polish dictionaries at PWN