noun Slang.
a person keenly interested in food, especially in eating or cooking.

food + -ie, perhaps in part extracted from junkie Unabridged
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foodie or foody (ˈfuːdɪ)
n , pl -ies
a person having an enthusiastic interest in the preparation and consumption of good food
foody or foody

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Word Origin & History

"gourmet," 1982, from food + -ie (see -y (3)).
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Example sentences
One approach is to reach out to potential visitors in other foodie hubs.
Oxbow is such a foodie paradise, you almost expect harps to play and angels to
  flutter as you enter the building.
Worth a read if you haven't had enough nerd and foodie mash-up lately.
Every cook, be it an elite chef or an aspiring foodie, has a favorite pot.
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