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

Definition of debauchee

: one given to debauchery

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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, "At Fort Willow David Morton and Michael Kornich have built a tree house among the faded factories," 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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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showing steady, earnest care and effort

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