Definition of debauched in English:

debauched

adjective

  • Indulging in or characterized by excessive indulgence in sex, alcohol, or drugs:

    ‘a debauched lifestyle’
    • ‘The result is a debased, debauched culture which finds moral depravity entertaining and virtue contemptible.’
    • ‘Families from hell, adolescent angst and pre-teen mothers can also be found in the middle ages, along with debauched monks and cheeky kids.’
    • ‘Professing not to know that his nubile young companion on one particularly debauched evening was a call girl is even worse than knowing, and then trying to brazen your way out of it.’
    • ‘His debauched antics are beginning to catch up with him as his fed-up pregnant girl-friend has banned him from his own house!’
    • ‘In the parable, the younger son of a wealthy family requests his inheritance in advance and leaves home to go to the city, where he leads an extravagant and debauched life, and spends every cent.’
    • ‘In fact, after I'd had the stroke I wished I'd lived a more debauched life, then I might have deserved it,’ she says, jokingly.’
    • ‘Popped out in the garden today to mow the lawn and generally get some exercise after a rather debauched weekend and noticed with glee that the four potatoes I stuck in the ground a few weeks ago have turned into plants.’
    • ‘Welsh and Gibson came up with eight characters and a typically debauched storyline that begins in 1985 when two Edinburgh teenagers run away to Blackpool and hook up with a Scottish goalkeeper and two prostitutes.’
    • ‘In an effort to sell his friend's art, he bumbles into a debauched carnival of sex and drugs.’
    • ‘Her excessive libido and debauched lifestyle are now discussed with unprecedented enthusiasm and indiscretion.’
    • ‘But what have I, a continuing PhD, done to deserve to join in the debauched bacchanalian revelry of undergrads?’
    • ‘Still being in their 20s always helps even if their debauched lifestyle of drink and drugs should have pretty much killed them by now.’
    • ‘It all began with an innocent Xmas dinner, which turned into a rather debauched affair.’
    • ‘His work was included in numerous exhibitions, including one-man shows, and he became a well-known figure in the art world, but he fell seriously ill in 1906-a result of his debauched life - and stopped painting.’
    • ‘The average Las Vegas vacation is already a debauched combination of gambling, sex and alcohol.’
    • ‘The movie concentrates on Rochester's lascivious and debauched adventures in London, gallivanting about with other aristocratic hedonists.’
    • ‘His successors - despite, or because of, debauched lifestyles - were unable to fulfil the basic task of breeding.’
    • ‘Instead it turned into an orgy of debauched excess.’
    • ‘So back in London I am - working at the moment - for what may well be my final debauched weekend for a good long while.’
    • ‘Published in 1819, John Polidor's The Vampyre is the tale of a decadent, debauched aristocrat.’
    dissolute, dissipated, degenerate, corrupt, depraved, louche, rakish, shameless, sinful, unprincipled, immoral, impure, unchaste, lascivious, lecherous, libertine, lewd, lustful, libidinous, licentious, promiscuous, loose, wanton, abandoned, unrestrained, fast, fast-living, decadent, profligate, intemperate, sybaritic, voluptuary, pleasure-seeking, indulgent, self-indulgent
    easy, swinging
    light
    concupiscent
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Pronunciation

debauched

/dɪˈbɔːtʃt/