(day-boh-SHAY) [French] A person given to debauchery or immoral conduct; one addicted to the pleasures of the flesh.

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  • debauchee — (n.) 1660s, from Fr. débauché debauched (person), lit. pp. of debaucher (see DEBAUCH (Cf. debauch)). Debauchee, n. One who has so earnestly pursued pleasure that he has had the misfortune to overtake it. [Ambrose Bierce, Devil s Dictionary, 1911] …   Etymology dictionary

  • Debauchee — Deb au*chee , n. [F. d[ e]bauch[ e], n., properly p. p. of d[ e]baucher. See {Debauch}, v. t.] One who is given to intemperance or bacchanalian excesses; a man habitually lewd; a libertine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • debauchee — index degenerate, wrongdoer Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • debauchee — [deb΄ô shē′; di bôch΄ē′, dibôch′ē΄] n. [Fr débauché, pp. of débaucher: see DEBAUCH] a person who indulges in debauchery; dissipated person …   English World dictionary

  • débauchée — ● débauché, débauchée adjectif et nom Qui se livre à la débauche ; noceur, viveur, libertin. ● débauché, débauchée (synonymes) adjectif et nom Qui se livre à la débauche ; noceur, viveur, libertin. Synonymes : bambochard (familier) bambocheur… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • debauchee — noun Etymology: French débauché, from past participle of débaucher Date: 1661 one given to debauchery …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • debauchee — /deb aw chee , shee /, n. a person addicted to excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures; one given to debauchery. [1655 65; < F débauché (ptp. of débaucher). See DEBAUCH, EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • debauchee — noun a) Somebody who is debauched; somebody who is dissolute and acts without moral restraint. b) Person addicted to excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures Syn: libertine …   Wiktionary

  • débauchée — (dé bô chée) s. f. Mot employé quelquefois pour désigner l heure de la cessation journalière du travail des ouvriers des arsenaux. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Débaucher …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • debauchee — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sensualist, immoralist, carouser, libertine; see rake 1 , rascal …   English dictionary for students

  • debauchee — de·bau·chee || ‚debɔː tʃiː n. one who indulges to excess in sensual pleasures, one involved in debauchery …   English contemporary dictionary

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