Epicurean Definition

ĕpĭ-kyo͝o-rēən, -kyo͝orē-
adjective
Fond of luxury and sensuous pleasure, esp. that of eating and drinking.
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Of Epicurus or his philosophy.
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Suited to or characteristic of an epicure.
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noun
An epicure.
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A follower of Epicurus or his philosophy.
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One who is devoted to pleasure.
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Other Word Forms of Epicurean

Noun

Singular:
epicurean
Plural:
epicureans

Origin of Epicurean

  • From Old French Epicurien, from Latin Epicureus, from Ancient Greek Ἐπικούρειος (Epikoureios).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English Epicurien from Epicure epicure

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Epicurean (“follower of Epicureanism”).

    From Wiktionary

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