Definitions for voluptuaryvəˈlʌp tʃuˌɛr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vo•lup•tu•ar•yvəˈlʌp tʃuˌɛr i(n.; adj.)(pl.)-ar•ies

  1. (n.)a person devoted to the pursuit and enjoyment of luxury and sensual pleasure.

  2. (adj.)of, pertaining to, or characterized by preoccupation with luxury and sensual pleasure.

Origin of voluptuary:

1595–1605; < LL voluptuārius, L voluptārius pertaining to (sensual) pleasure, der. of volupt(ās) pleasure]+-ārius -ary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. voluptuary, sybarite(adj)

    a person addicted to luxury and pleasures of the senses

  2. epicurean, luxurious, luxuriant, sybaritic, voluptuary, voluptuous(adj)

    displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses

    "an epicurean banquet"; "enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs"; "Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence"; "a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness"

Wiktionary

  1. voluptuary(Noun)

    One whose life is devoted to sensual appetites; a sensualist, a pleasure-seeker.

  2. Origin: From a variant of voluptarius, from voluptas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voluptuary(noun)

    a voluptuous person; one who makes his physical enjoyment his chief care; one addicted to luxury, and the gratification of sensual appetites

  2. Voluptuary(adj)

    voluptuous; luxurious

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