Definition of "trencherman" [trencherman]

  • A hearty eater. (noun)
  • Archaic One who frequents another's table; a hanger-on or parasite. (noun)

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Use "trencherman" in a sentence
  • "A hearty trencherman and a bit of a wag, uncle George is jovial in every dimension."
  • "The diplomatic architect of the new Italian state, Count Cavour, was a redoubtable trencherman who would later have several dishes named in his honor."
  • "Eddie "Bozo" Miller was once listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as the "world's greatest trencherman.""
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