transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [literary/literario] pervertir*, corromperMore example sentences
More example sentences
- Is it ethical to do so, is it moral to debauch one's artistic integrity at the altar of Oscar greed?
- Lenin is said to have said the best way to destroy the Capitalist System was to debauch the currency.
- This administration has debauched our once independent civil service. It has also plundered our pension funds, condemning millions to meagre pickings in their retirement.
- This is why men who weary their imagination in books are less suitable for procreative functions; while those who dissipate their spirits in debauching women cannot apply themselves to serious study.
- Apparently the Count debauches his own mother before turning paedophile.
- When the Scots diarist James Boswell travelled to Corsica in 1765, he was warned he would be killed instantly if he so much as attempted ‘to debauch any of their women’.
- [literary/literario] orgía (feminine)
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.