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Word of the Day 12/02/18 Voluptuary

Voluptuary (noun)
voluptuary [vuh-luhp-choo-er-ee]


noun, plural vo·lup·tu·ar·ies.
1. a person whose life is devoted to the pursuit and enjoyment of luxury and sensual pleasure.

adjective
2. of, relating to, or characterized by preoccupation with luxury and sensual pleasure: voluptuary tastes.

Related Words for voluptuary
epicurean, hedonist, sensualist, epicure, hedonic, hedonistic, hot, passionate, voluptuous

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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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