epicurean

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adjective ep·i·cu·re·an \ˌe-pi-kyu̇-ˈrē-ən, -ˈkyu̇r-ē-\

Definition of epicurean

  1. 1 capitalized :  of or relating to Epicurus or Epicureanism

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or suited to an epicure

Examples of epicurean in a sentence

  1. a person of epicurean tastes

15th Century

First Known Use of epicurean

15th century


Epicurean

noun ep·i·cu·re·an

Definition of Epicurean

  1. 1 :  a follower of Epicurus

  2. 2 often not capitalized :  epicure 2

1561

First Known Use of epicurean

1561


EPICUREAN Defined for English Language Learners

epicurean

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adjective ep·i·cu·re·an \ˌe-pi-kyu̇-ˈrē-ən, -ˈkyu̇r-ē-\

Definition of epicurean for English Language Learners

  • : involving an appreciation of fine food and drink : of or relating to an epicure



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