Pronunciation: (goor-mā', goor'mā),[key] —n. a connoisseur of fine food and drink; epicure.
—adj. 1. of or characteristic of a gourmet, esp. in involving or purporting to involve high-quality or exotic ingredients and skilled preparation: gourmet meals; gourmet cooking. 2. elaborately equipped for the preparation of fancy, specialized, or exotic meals: a gourmet kitchen.