voluptuary

voluptuary

[vuh-luhp-choo-er-ee]
noun, plural voluptuaries.
1.
a person whose life is devoted to the pursuit and enjoyment of luxury and sensual pleasure.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by preoccupation with luxury and sensual pleasure: voluptuary tastes.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Late Latin voluptuārius, Latin voluptārius pertaining to (sensual) pleasure, equivalent to volupt(ās) pleasure + -ārius -ary; for -u- see voluptuous

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voluptuary (vəˈlʌptjʊərɪ)
 
n , pl -aries
1.  a person devoted or addicted to luxury and sensual pleasures
 
adj
2.  of, relating to, characterized by, or furthering sensual gratification or luxury
 
[C17: from Late Latin voluptuārius delightful, from Latin voluptās pleasure]

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