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the single most abused term in the world of food and cooking
"Many foods and food products labeled as 'gourmet' are actually worthless chemical-laden garbage, and it is utterly misleading to label it with that word, which in all honesty has become meaningless."
by jw80808 December 27, 2008
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adj. Extremely high in price, extremely small in amount, extremely decorative in style and extremely enjoyable. The last part is not always true.
In a gourmet restaurant, it is not unusual to spend an entire moth worth of budget for food on a single meal and still leave the restaurant hungry.

This slice of bacon is not just good; it is gourmet.
by SSH83 March 03, 2008
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Any food sprinkled with parsley or served on a square plate.
"I thought the spaghetti bolognese was boring, but look... now it's gourmet."
by Andy Skye August 31, 2005
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"cool" or "dope" from Aaron Karo's ruminations, www.aaronkaro.com
For instance, one could say “Damn, those sneakers are gourmet!” or “That chick you took home last night had a gourmet ass.”
by The man April 12, 2004
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a sub-standard home made food that is not as good as its cheaper, commercially made equivalent
My dad's gourmet mac & cheese is much worse than Kraft Dinner.
by elind85 June 15, 2011
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