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A person who enjoys eating food, unlike everyone else, who hates food, thinks it's disgusting, and would never consider eating it.
Person #1: I'm a foodie, I love eating food!
Person #2: Wow, you're so unique. I hate food and wouldn't eat it even if I had to to stay alive.
by Foodinator August 17, 2013
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A person who has no actual interests or hobbies.
"Oh that's really interesting! Me? Hmmm lets see, let me describe myself...well...I guess I would consider myself a real foodie"
by RobbieI March 27, 2012
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A dumbed-down term used by corporate marketing forces to infantilize and increase consumerism in an increasingly simple-minded American magazine reading audience. The addition of the long "e" sound on the end of a common word is used to create the sensation of being part of a group in isolationist urban society, while also feminizing the term to subconsciously foster submission to ever-present market sources.

Though the terms "gastronome" and "epicure" define the same thing, i.e. a person who enjoys food for pleasure, these words are perceived by the modern American consumer as elitist due to their latin root forms and polysyllabic pronunciations.

Also spelled "foody"
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by Ross V. Sewage June 17, 2007
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A foodie is someone that can be obsessed with food and a constant need to indulge in authentic cuisine rather than simple foods for nutrition. Being a foodie, therefore, is about excess, expensive, and a sign of social status or a willingness to max-out credit cards to wine and dine a hot date.
You don't need to live the life of a foodie in order to have a good time with people, like a picnic or BBQ.
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by Rosebud1776 August 23, 2017
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A proletarian or member of the middle class who occasionally eats quality food, often of the type enjoyed by the higher classes but sometimes "exotic" food of foreign lands. What the foodie calls "gourmet," the upper class or upper middle class will simply call "food." Foodies often enjoy displaying their knowledge of food, which they must acquire since they must prepare it themselves, not having the finanical means to regularly have others prepare it for them.
The foodie pushed aside his TV dinners and bagged corn crisps to make way for the newly-bought fresh produce; tonight, after four hours of preparation, he will dine like a celebrity.
by Bob177610 June 08, 2009
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A fat kid pretentious enough to think up a special word to describe their desperate longing for anything to shove down their face. They'll often claim to be "food enthusiasts" or to have "refined tastes," but they're usually lying.
"I got tired of telling people I had a 'glandular problem,' so I decided to start calling myself a foodie instead. It frees me of those negative connotations and leaves me to be become as lardy as I see fit."

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