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
(n.)a person devoted to the pursuit and enjoyment of luxury and sensual pleasure.
(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
a person addicted to luxury and pleasures of the senses
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"
One whose life is devoted to sensual appetites; a sensualist, a pleasure-seeker.
Origin: From a variant of voluptarius, from voluptas.
a voluptuous person; one who makes his physical enjoyment his chief care; one addicted to luxury, and the gratification of sensual appetites
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