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A person with a free spirit and happy disposition, who enjoys sensuous pleasures in life such as food and drink.
While the father was a steely autocrat, the son was regarded as a sort of bon vivant.
by mewse March 08, 2004
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A person who thinks he's a connoisseur in fine wine and delicate foods, when, in fact, his knowledge of food extends to memorizing the entire McDonalds menu.
If you want tips on fine dining, don't ask a self-acclaimed bon vivant. If you want tips on dipping sauces, on the other hand, then by all means, ask away.
by someone named no one February 28, 2016
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