Definition Of voluptary


a person devoted to luxury and sensual pleasure.

The novel's Italians are listless voluptuaries , its Germans are dedicated and earnest, its nuns are whores or maniacs and its censors are libidinously thrilled by the material they censor.

concerned with luxury and sensual pleasure.

a voluptuary decade when high living was in style

Example Of voluptary

  • A display cabinet of ornaments, including a china voluptuary bathing in something foamy, is to become a particular favourite.

  • A massive nude such as Seated Woman is less constrained by social identity than the businessmen, yet her stilted and impassive air suggests not a voluptuary but a studio model.

  • Forget purported health benefits of vegetarian meals, this is a dish for voluptuaries .

  • She defies all convention by playing the character not as some swaggering voluptuary but as a gracious, humane woman whose mission is to prevent her daughter repeating her mistakes.

  • The 1963 cult film classic introduced a cast of campy and erotic voluptuaries , some of them drag queens, in a series of beautiful and delirious tableaus.

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