Definitions for debauchdɪˈbɔtʃ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to corrupt (another's virtue or chastity) by sensuality, intemperance, etc.; seduce.
to subvert (honesty, integrity, or the like).
Archaic. to corrupt (loyalty or the like).
(v.i.)to indulge in debauchery.
(n.)a period of intemperance or self-indulgence.
Origin of debauch:
1585–95; < F débaucher to entice away from duty, debauch, OF desbauchier to disperse, scatter
orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry(verb)
a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect(verb)
corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
"debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"
An act of debauchery.
to morally corrupt (someone); to seduce
to debase (something); to lower the value of (something)
to lead away from purity or excellence; to corrupt in character or principles; to mar; to vitiate; to pollute; to seduce; as, to debauch one's self by intemperance; to debauch a woman; to debauch an army
excess in eating or drinking; intemperance; drunkenness; lewdness; debauchery
an act or occasion of debauchery