debauchee

noun
de·​bauch·​ee | \ di-ˌbȯ-ˈchē How to pronounce debauchee (audio) , -ˌbä-; ˌde-bə-ˈshē, -ˈshā \

Definition of debauchee

: one given to debauchery

Examples of debauchee in a Sentence

the debauchees that are legendarily found at any fraternity party the biography of a debauchee who underwent a late-life religious conversion and became a monk
Recent Examples on the Web There's no entrance at all on the Elston side of the building, where its address is registered—just a metal wall with an assortment of small multicolored plastic letters with magnetic backs that invites passing debauchees to make word salad. Mike Sula, Chicago Reader, 14 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of debauchee

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for debauchee

French débauché, from past participle of débaucher

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“Debauchee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/debauchee. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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