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 (dĭ-bô′chē′, dĕb′ə-shē′, -shā′)
A person who habitually indulges in debauchery or dissipation; a libertine.


(ˌdɛbɔːˈtʃiː; -ɔːˈʃiː)
a man who leads a life of reckless drinking, promiscuity, and self-indulgence


(ˌdɛb ɔˈtʃi, -ˈʃi)

a person given to debauchery.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.debauchee - a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
adulterer, fornicator - someone who commits adultery or fornication
bad person - a person who does harm to others
gigolo - a man who has sex with and is supported by a woman
profligate, rake, rakehell, rip, roue, blood - a dissolute man in fashionable society
ladies' man, lady killer, seducer - a man who takes advantage of women
swinger, tramp - a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
debaucher, ravisher, violator - someone who assaults others sexually
philanderer, womaniser, womanizer - a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them


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Repondant partiellement a un besoin de sortir de crises iteratives qui secouaient l'Universite, la reforme fut debauchee par la defaillance des moyens envisages pour etre mis a la disposition du secteur et par une [beaucoup moins que]adaptation[beaucoup plus grand que] a la mondialisation par l'application mecanique des dispositions du processus de Bologne.
His legacy was succinctly summed up by the Literary Gazette: "Heir to an immense fortune, gifted by nature with a mind susceptible of noble cultivation, and a body endowed with admirable physical powers, the wretched drunkard died in a gaol at the age of thirty-eight, a worn-out debauchee and drivelling sot.
Olivia, however, elopes with Thornhill, a serial seducer and debauchee, and it's only at the end of the novel--after much suffering--that their marriage is revealed as valid.
Inebriate of Air--am I-- And Debauchee of Dew-- Reeling--thro' endless summer days-- From inns of Molten Blue-- When "Landlords" turn the drunken Bee Out of the Foxglove's door-- When Butterflies--renounce their "drams"-- I shall but drink the more
And debauchee of dew") add a logic of parts and wholes, the logic
A disco will also be the setting for YSL's first encounter with Jacques de Bascher (Louis Garrel), an aristocratic debauchee who led the designer into further dissolution; his baleful, wolfish appeal is immediately apparent as the two men cruise each other across a packed dance floor, the crowd ecstatically grooving to Patti Austin's "Didn't Say a Word.
Mr Maybrick's reputation was not good, being a drugtaker, drunkard, womaniser and debauchee.
Down the pike, he must have in mind an amnesty for debauchee emigres squandering their stashes in London.
But there are whole poems, without narrative frames, that consist largely of epic (or mock-epic) simile: take Lord Rochester's "The Disabled Debauchee," or Robert Hass's "Heroic Simile.
Inebriate of Air--am I-- And Debauchee of Dew-- Reeling--thro endless summer days-- From inns of Molten Blue.
In some poems, as in those observed above, Horace is a man dedicated to seclusion and philosophical improvement, but in others, he is more of a hedonistic debauchee anxious to resume his poetic career.
Cody's ambition for wealth and his capacity for exploitation are associated with sexuality: he is "the pioneer debauchee who during one phase of American life brought back to the eastern seaboard the savage violence of the frontier brothel and saloon" (p.