gourmandizer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gourmandize +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

gourmandizer (plural gourmandizers)

  1. One who gourmandizes.
    • 1846, Herman Melville, Typee
      It was quite amusing, too, to see with what earnestness they disclaimed all cannibal propensities on their own part, while they denounced their enemies—the Typees—as inveterate gourmandizers of human flesh []