What is another word for sybarite?

53 synonyms found


[ sˈɪbɑːɹˌa͡ɪt], [ sˈɪbɑːɹˌa‍ɪt], [ s_ˈɪ_b_ɑː_ɹ_ˌaɪ_t]

How to use "Sybarite" in context?


The definition of a sybarite, according to the online dictionary Merriam-Webster, is someone who indulges in excessive pleasures and luxuries, often to the detriment of their health. In ancient Greece, sybarites were residents of a city near Sybaris, which was known for its opulence and excessive spending. The term has been used to describe people in a number of different fields, most notably in the field of art. Some artists, like Vincent van Gogh, are often called sybarites because of their signature atmosphere of indulgence and excessive luxury.

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