Definition of debauchee in English:

debauchee

Line breaks: de|bauch¦ee
Pronunciation: /ˌdɪbɔːˈtʃiː
 
, -ˈʃiː/

noun

A person given to excessive indulgence in sex, alcohol, or drugs.
More example sentences
  • Within a few years, Carbonneau, ‘a debauchee and libertine’ had frittered away her money on dubious enterprises.
  • His father Richard IV and his grandfather John II - hunters, debauchees, and all-round boorish men of action - had made a much better fist of things.
  • But most strangely, rock's most notorious debauchees are looking incredibly healthy, modelling newly toned physiques and ordering eggs Benedict and mineral water.

Origin

mid 17th century: from French débauché 'turned away from duty', past participle of débaucher (see debauch).

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