See also: Bonvivant and bon-vivant

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Borrowing from French bon vivant ‎(literally one who lives well, good ‘liver’ (living person)), from bon ‎(good) + vivant ‎(person who is living), agent noun of vivre ‎(to live).

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bon vivant ‎(plural bons vivants)

  1. A person who enjoys the good things in life, especially good food and drink; a man about town.

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bon vivant m ‎(plural bons vivants, feminine bonne vivante)

  1. bon vivant
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