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 (dĭ-bô′chē′, dĕb′ə-shē′, -shā′)
A person who habitually indulges in debauchery or dissipation; a libertine.
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(ˌdɛbɔːˈtʃiː; -ɔːˈʃiː)
a man who leads a life of reckless drinking, promiscuity, and self-indulgence
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(ˌdɛb ɔˈtʃi, -ˈʃi)

a person given to debauchery.
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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
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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References in classic literature ?
Felton only expressed, with regard to the duke, the feeling of execration which all the English had declared toward him whom the Catholics themselves called the extortioner, the pillager, the debauchee, and whom the Puritans styled simply Satan.
She had been head over heels in love with a chum of mine--a clean, manly chap--but she had married a broken-down, disreputable old debauchee because he was a count in some dinky little European principality that was not even accorded a distinctive color by Rand McNally.
Deliberately aiming also at the reputation of a debauchee, he lived wildly, though now as later probably not altogether so wickedly as he represented.
'"I have been a great favourite among the women in my time, Tom," said the profligate old debauchee; "hundreds of fine women have sat in my lap for hours together.
"She is making the bed of the king of the debauchees." She is paying her four deniers* quatuor denarios ."
Celle-ci avait egalement ete debauchee par le groupe, apres avoir passe trente ans chez le concurrent de PSA.
(32) What mattered was that such a revered poet had been forced by necessity to become an exciseman whilst 'the Parliament was voting an additional [pounds sterling]65,000 per head to this debauchee [the Prince of Wales] for his wedding'.
It is 150 years since the French journalist Theophile Thore rescued Hals from his reputation as a peripheral painter and a debauchee. Describing Regentesses in the Gazette des Beaux-Arts in 1868, Thore wrote, 'The life-size figures modelled in broad, flamboyant strokes, protrude out of the frame in relief.
Francis had not been a 'debauchee', as he liked to call them - as he had sometimes called me.
The lithographic portrait was wildly flattering, showing Dillon as a handsome, youngish, man, instead of the broken-down debauchee he had become.
The debauchee had vanished and the affair remains unsolved.
Dickinson's "inebriate of Air" and "Debauchee of Dew" clearly parallel Emerson's call in "Bacchus" not for "diluted wine" but for "true" wine, "everlasting dew" (11.