pleasure-loving

pleasure-loving

adj
enjoying pleasure
Translations

pleasure-loving

[ˈpleʒəˌlʌvɪŋ] pleasure-seeking [ˈpleʒəˌsiːkɪŋ] ADJhedonista

pleasure-loving

[ˈplɛʒəˌlʌvɪŋ] adj she's a pleasure-loving personè amante dei piaceri
References in classic literature ?
At first he seemed only a pleasure-loving simpleton, of whose company I was rather ashamed, and whom I used to hide under my coat when I walked the Embankment, in London.
Now and then the gay laughter of a woman or the chatter of children could be heard, for the red Martians are a social, pleasure-loving people--in direct antithesis to the cold and morbid race of green men.
There was a monk, a worldly man, fond of dress, fond of hunting, fond of a good dinner; and a friar even more worldly and pleasure-loving.
Jo gave her sister an encouraging pat on the shoulder as they parted for the day, each going a different way, each hugging her little warm turnover, and each trying to be cheerful in spite of wintry weather, hard work, and the unsatisfied desires of pleasure-loving youth.
Vincy, blustering as he was, had as little of his own way as if he had been a prime minister: the force of circumstances was easily too much for him, as it is for most pleasure-loving florid men; and the circumstance called Rosamond was particularly forcible by means of that mild persistence which, as we know, enables a white soft living substance to make its way in spite of opposing rock.
In his own time, Henry was vilified by his opponents, being portrayed as a tyrant whose assassination was justified, while later, as Knecht writes, 'A legend put out mainly in the nineteenth century, notably in the novels of Dumas, has portrayed Henry III as a pleasure-loving monarch, keen on masked balls, small dogs and the game of cup and ball'.
Choreographer Joshua Bergasse also cuts loose with some high-kicking, skirt-swirling moves for the girls in this number, although the boys are more giddy chorus cuties than pleasure-loving men-about-town.
Nash's enthusiasm for great fashionable gatherings certainly conveys the pleasure-loving side of Parisian life, but becomes too frenetic.
The demand of the wealthy art patrons of Louis XV's pleasure-loving and licentious court turned him towards those scenes of love and voluptuousness with which he will always be associated" (source: www.
Opponents included also various favorites of the king, a stuttering, pleasure-loving, and changeable man, swayed easily by others.
In October, 1323, pleasure-loving Edward II visited Liverpool and lodged at the castle for several days.
The Dream of a King, the exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) of magnificent baroque treasures from the court of Elector-King Augustus the Strong of Saxony, was brought to a close on Thursday evening with an informal performance of the kind of music that pleasure-loving monarch would have enjoyed.