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epicurean

noun

1 epicurean

A person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink).

synonyms: bon vivant, epicure, foodie, gastronome, gourmet.

Roget 954a: Sybarite, voluptuary, Sardanaphalus, man of pleasure, carpet knight; epicure, epicurean, gourmet, gourmand; pig, hog; votary of Epicurus, swine of Epicurus; sensualist; ... show more

Dutch: Epicure, Bourgondiƫr, gastronome, lekkerbek, lucullus, gastronoom, fijnproever



adjective

1 Epicurean

Of Epicurus or epicureanism.

Dutch: genotzuchtig
Polish: epikurejski

2 epicurean

Devoted to pleasure:
— Epicurean pleasures.

synonyms: hedonic, hedonistic.

Polish: epikurejski

3 epicurean

Displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses:
— An epicurean banquet.

synonyms: luxuriant, luxurious, sybaritic, voluptuary, voluptuous.


Roget 954: intemperate, inabstinent; sensual, self-indulgent; voluptuous, luxurious, licentious, wild, dissolute, rakish, fast, debauched.    brutish, crapulous, ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Cyrenaic, Heliogabalus, Sardanapalus, amateur, appetitive, arbiter, arbiter elegantiarum, arbiter of taste, authority, bent on pleasure, bon vivant, carnal, carpet knight, cognoscente, collector, connaisseur, connoisseur, crapulent, crapulous, critic ... show more.

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