voluptuary

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noun vo·lup·tu·ary \və-ˈləp(t)-shə-ˌwer-ē\

Definition of voluptuary

plural

voluptuaries

  1. :  a person whose chief interests are luxury and the gratification of sensual appetites

voluptuary

adjective

Examples of voluptuary in a Sentence

  1. a fin de siècle novel about dandies and voluptuaries

Circa 1610

First Known Use of voluptuary

circa 1610



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