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. There was a pardoner, a man who sold pardons to those who had done wrong, and a sumpnour or summoner, who was so ugly and vile that children were afraid of him.
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 some disturbing cruise news to pleasure-loving cruise ship travelers, Carnival Cruise liner's Carnival Fantasy failed sanitation tests and yielded the lowest sanitation score in 30 years history of the Carnival ship.
Javed Khan, the darogha [police chief] of the Mughal court during the reign of Mohammad Shah Rangeela, had risen rapidly through the ranks after Rangeela died in 1748 and was succeeded by his pleasure-loving son Ahmad Shah Bahadur.
The essay caused such a firestorm because, based on pre-Hispanic eyewitness reports, she wrote that, in essence, that the Filipino women were 'pagan, pleasure-loving hedonists.'
By Bint-e-Sajjad The rise of Sheikho, the loudmouth, obstinate and pleasure-loving prince of Banigala Mughal-e-Azam (1960) is an epic historical movie revolving around the timeless ideals of duty to land and to self which becomes more relevant when the characters presented in the movie act as metaphors to the contemporary political arena.
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.
Bacchic revels featuring pleasure-loving satyrs were popular subjects for the ornamentation of Roman villas, and wine-red rosso antico was an obvious medium.