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Syllabification: de·bauch·er·y
Pronunciation: /dəˈbôCHərē

Definition of debauchery in English:


Excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures.
Example sentences
  • A long weekend at the seaside means drinking, drugging & general debauchery, yes?
  • For many young men, this would be a licence to indulge in debauchery, but Richie was a sensitive soul.
  • Stag and hen nights have become weekends and even whole weeks of debauchery and indulgence.

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