They gleefully bathe in fresh entrails; they rip the limbs off human bodies like a gourmand digging into a fresh lobster.
Beltrán Leyva, a gourmand, was savoring his tamale with its filling of roasted corn.
One meal prepared for me by artist, writer, and gourmand Claude Tayag in the city of Angeles ranks with any I have ever eaten.
late 15c., "glutton," from Middle French gourmant "glutton," originally an adj., "gluttonous," of uncertain origin. Not connected with gourmet. Meaning "one fond of good eating" is from 1758.
The gourmand is one whose chief pleasure is eating; but a gourmet is a connoisseur of food and wines. In England the difference is this: a gourmand regards quantity more than quality, a gourmet quality more than quantity. [Brewer, "Dictionary of Phrase and Fable," Philadelphia, 1898]