Definition of aesthete
: one having or affecting sensitivity to the beautiful especially in art
Examples of aesthete in a Sentence
He regards art critics as a bunch of pretentious aesthetes.
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First staged at the Old Vic Theater in London, Mr. Jones’s interpretation, designed by Stewart Laing, is ravishing enough to please the sort of aesthetes who worship Robert Wilson’s exquisite dreamscapes.
Just as a madeleine once summoned the memories of a Parisian aesthete, this offprint...
Howard Belsey is a humorless white Englishman and anti-aesthete, struggling to write an epic renunciation of Rembrandt.
One of nine siblings, Barragán was an avid equestrian and a precocious aesthete.
Yet in The Festival of Insignificance, the agile aesthete is unmistakably shadowed by a brooding prophet.
Robertson aimed to study architecture before enrolling at the Culinary Institute of America, and his style is unforced, part hippie, part aesthete.
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Origin and Etymology of aesthete
back-formation from aesthetic
First Known Use: 1866
AESTHETE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of aesthete for English Language Learners
: a person who recognizes and values beauty in art, music, etc.
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