Translation of Epicurean in Spanish:

Epicurean

Pronunciation: /ˌepɪkjʊˈriːən; ˌepɪkjʊəˈriːən/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Philos] epicúreo 1.2
    (epicurean)
    [formal] [tastes/pleasures] (de) sibarita, epicúreo [formal]
    More example sentences
    • Take a break from gorp and beef jerky and make lunch on a day hike an epicurean feast.
    • Bored and whimsical, he indulges an idle, faintly epicurean interest in a beautiful boy sporting on the beach; then he is transfigured by epiphanic agony as the older man falls in love with the younger.
    • The International Arts Festival has only just finished when lo and behold, the Crab Festival is upon us - a day of feasting on delicious crabs claws, crab sandwiches and crabs cooked in all manner of epicurean delight.

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