bon vivant


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Synonyms for bon vivant

bon viveur

Synonyms for bon vivant

a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)

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Paul, 52, who runs 21212 with partner Katie O'Brien, said: "I love everything about The Bon Vivant.
described her daughter as a performer and bon vivant best known for her rich singing voice.
Synopsis: Woody Robins is a bon vivant, devil-may-care wine guru who specializes in investigatory work involving rare artifacts of a vinous nature.
Also in this issue, Barbara Dawson, Apollo board member and director of Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, examines Francis Bacon's fascination with food--both as a bon vivant and as an appropriator of images found in cookery books.
McIlhenny was a true bon vivant whose personal passions included wing shooting, red fishing, wine tasting and game cooking.
Guy Bala has been called a renaissance man, a bon vivant, an epicurean, and a modern-day bohemian, and rightly so -- for such descriptions fit him well.
Tony in many ways was the life of the department; those who have known him would agree that this is true because he enjoyed life, was a bon vivant and had a great appreciation for the arts, above all for Italian Cinema and Pirandello's theater.
Nauseating and seductive, the product of an author wearing his Franco- and cinephilia on both bloody sleeves, The Marbled Swarm purports to be the confessions of a cannibal and bon vivant raised in "Paris"--a warren of secret passages and clandestine cabals--and schooled by his father to talk what amounts to a mesmeric line of bullshit: the titular "marbled swarm" which, like the Western Canon, has the power to cloud men's minds.
beaucoup moins que] Il nous incombe de faire face a nos problemes et aux problemes du theatre en particulier a travers l'innovation, tout en n'oubliant pas l'esprit de comedie [beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-il dit, avant d'affirmer que le peuple egyptien est un bon vivant, et qu'il est l'auteur de la Revolution du 25 janvier qui a eclate de maniere inedite.
Emirates lounges flaunt excellent sitting and relaxation arrangement, dining rooms with choice of bon vivant buffet, full service bars as well as well equipped business centres.
Though for this humble bon vivant, it was the six types of salt gathered from across the globe that especially caught my eye and palate.
He is the second foal out of the Salt Lake mare Bon Vivant, a winning half-sister to minor US stakes winner Taliano.
Carrey adopts different accents for the spirits, which appear as a candle with a floating head, a Brian Blessed-ish bon vivant atop of a mountain of food and drink, and a hooded skeleton.
Berlusconi, a renowned playboy and bon vivant, has rebuffed allegations of paying for sex, saying he prefers the "pleasure of conquest.
Together they work to find the key to unlock Voldemort's defences and, to this end, Dumbledore recruits his old friend and colleague - the wellconnected and unsuspecting bon vivant Professor Horace Slughorn, whom he believes holds crucial information.