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from pleasure (n.) + agent noun from seek.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • Equitan was King of Nantes, in Brittany, and led the life of a pleasure-seeker.

  • The pleasure-seeker is silently admonished to look heavenward for a joy infinitely greater than he now possesses.

    The Marble Faun, Volume II. Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The one is the money-getter's Eldorado, the other the pleasure-seeker's paradise.

  • Them no pleasure-seeker counts among his opportunities, no foreigner visits as essential for his study of the English soul.

    Essays in Rebellion Henry W. Nevinson
  • Yet the pleasure-seeker will not go to such a spectacle again.

    The Night Side of London J. Ewing Ritchie
  • The careless display of the butt of a revolver, while he gave this answer, left the pleasure-seeker master of the situation.

  • It is the center of a rich field of lake and mountain scenery; from Rotorua as a base the pleasure-seeker makes excursions.

    Following the Equator, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • The only drawback to the pleasure-seeker is the narrowness of the streets.

    Argentina W. A. Hirst
  • Upon these tragic circumstances everyone, from peasant to American pleasure-seeker, gave of their best.

    War Days in Brittany Elsie Deming Jarves
  • The current definitions he pronounced wrong because they were formulated from the standpoint of the pleasure-seeker.

    Prophets of Dissent Otto Heller

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