Definition of Cyrenaic
: an adherent of the doctrine that pleasure is the chief end of life
Cyrenaicismplay \ˌsir-ə-ˈnā-ə-ˌsi-zəm, ˌsī-rə-\ noun
Origin and Etymology of cyrenaic
Latin cyrenaicus, from Greek kyrēnaikos, from Kyrēnē Cyrene, Africa, home of Aristippus, author of the doctrine
First Known Use: 1586See Words from the same year
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