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.
And there, believe me, is one of the charms of travel, even to the man who is not a gourmand.
One is a gourmand as one is an artist, as one is learned, as one is a poet.
But the gourmand questions nothing save the daintiness of the bird's flesh, the merit of its flavour.
There is an advantage in belonging to this faith, as I was led to understand by a gourmand.
Chops and garlic à la Francaise are exquisite; and the saddle, cut learnedly, is the Elysium of a gourmand.
He was not a gourmand or libertine, he had often proudly asserted to himself.
Roosevelt enjoyed it all with the relish of a gourmand at a feast cooked by the gods.
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]