Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to sensual desire or indulgence.

Part of speech: noun

One addicted to sensual pleasures.

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Usage examples "voluptuary":

  1. Then note the symptoms of a vivisector performing a cruel experiment; and compare them with the voluptuary symptoms and the mathematical symptoms? - "The Doctor's Dilemma: Preface on Doctors", George Bernard Shaw.
  2. Strange combination of the hero, the warrior, the voluptuary, the sage, and the schoolboy- it would be difficult to find in the whole range of history a more human, a more attractive, a more provoking, a less venerable character. - "The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I.", John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009.
  3. Both in countenance and manner the elegant voluptuary of our former acquaintance at the Court of Ravenna was entirely and fatally changed. - "Antonina", Wilkie Collins.