Definition of aesthete in English:

aesthete

Syllabification: aes·thete
Pronunciation: /ˈesˌTHēt
 
/
(also esthete)

noun

A person who has or affects to have a special appreciation of art and beauty.
More example sentences
  • He remains an aesthete, but his appreciation of culture is now spiritually empty.
  • His pose was that of the dandy and the aesthete, emphatically not that of the angry young man.
  • He was a cultured aesthete who loved music, architecture, and philosophy, even corresponding at length with Voltaire.

Origin

late 19th century: from Greek aisthētēs 'a person who perceives', or from aesthetic, on the pattern of the pair athlete, athletic.

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