sybarite

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noun syb·a·rite \ˈsi-bə-ˌrīt\

Definition of sybarite

  1. 1 [from the notorious luxury of the Sybarites] :  voluptuary, sensualist

  2. 2 capitalized :  a native or resident of the ancient city of Sybaris

sybaritic

play \ˌsi-bə-ˈri-tik\ adjective

sybaritically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

sybaritism

play \ˈsi-bə-ˌrī-ˌti-zəm\ noun

Examples of sybarite in a sentence

  1. <the prince was remembered as a self-indulgent sybarite, not as a statesman or warrior>

Circa 1555

First Known Use of sybarite

circa 1555


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