hedonist

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noun he·do·nist \ ˈhē-də-nist \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of hedonist

plural hedonists
:a person who is devoted to the pursuit of pleasure :someone who practices hedonism
  • The most recent vintage to hit U.S. retail shelves is 2007, which produced rich wines with flattering fruit and voluptuous texture—a hedonist's dream.
  • —James Molesworth
  • Though we think of him as a hedonist, Whitman was something of a prude himself, by the standards of his time.
  • —David S. Reynolds

First Known Use of hedonist

1847


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