from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who habitually indulges in debauchery or dissipation; a libertine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Somebody who is debauched; somebody who is dissolute and acts without moral restraint.
- n. Person addicted to excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who is given to intemperance or bacchanalian excesses; a man habitually lewd; a libertine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One addicted to intemperance or bacchanalian excesses; a habitually lewd or profligate person.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
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The debauchee is less reliable than the merely careless.
"debauchee," his existence is oddly sexless for long times at a stretch ... unless one counts building elaborate erotic implements as a "sex life."
She called me a 'music-sot,' once, a 'sound-debauchee.'
I have to say I agree with the hungriest of kings, with emperors even, historians, composers, and with every sole debauchee known to man.
I was fascinated by his aura: a bit of a debauchee, he knew everyone, had been everywhere, had attended all possible fancy parties.
Are they two different men, one a pillar of propriety who stares from a portrait, the other a debauchee and a rake?
Lest you believe me a loose rake, dissolute debauchee, with malignity and perversity as my design —
When I said that I considered La Grange a great actor, he replied: “And a notorious debauchee.”
“The Hermit of Peking” by Hugh Trevor-Roper — the story of an orientalist charlatan/debauchee grippingly and drolly told by a great historian and prose stylist.
She is my only child, and the grave should have her sooner than a debauchee, But