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sybarite definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a person addicted to luxury and pleasures of the senses [syn: voluptuary, sybarite]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1555 1. [from the notorious luxury of the Sybarites] voluptuary, sensualist 2. capitalized a native or resident of the ancient city of Sybaris sybaritic adjective sybaritically adverb sybaritism noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. a person who is self-indulgent or devoted to sensuous luxury. --adj. fond of luxury or sensuousness. Derivatives: sybaritic adj. sybaritical adj. sybaritically adv. sybaritism n. Etymology: orig. an inhabitant of Sybaris in S. Italy, noted for luxury, f. L sybarita f. Gk subarites

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sybarite Syb"a*rite, n. [L. Sybarita, Gr. ?, fr. ?, a city in Italy, noted for the effeminacy and voluptuousness of its inhabitants; cf. F. Sybarite.] A person devoted to luxury and pleasure; a voluptuary.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Voluptuary, epicure, man of pleasure, sensualist, votary of Epicurus.

Moby Thesaurus

Cyrenaic, Heliogabalus, Sardanapalus, aesthete, bon vivant, carpet knight, epicure, epicurean, gastronome, gourmand, gourmet, hedonist, jet-setter, playboy, pleasure-seeker, sensualist, sensuist, swine, voluptuary




 


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