One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Seeking amusement or enjoyment.‘a selfish, pleasure-seeking young man’
- ‘What was always good about the Left in the '60s was that it was for the pleasure-seeking side.’
- ‘Pleasure-seeking behaviours, on the other hand, did not make people happier.’
- ‘At that time Montreal had a reputation as Sin City, where pleasure-seeking American tourists, banned from Cuba by Castro in 1959, turned for their thrills.’
- ‘Quite apart from any detrimental effect on visitor numbers to York, the assumption seems to be that there are two species of people, York residents and pleasure-seeking tourists.’
- ‘Large crowds of buyers, sellers and pleasure-seeking spectators attended the fayre.’
- ‘Many more business, executive, and even pleasure-seeking travelers are choosing to travel first class.’
- ‘He has the kindest of hearts but he's also aimless, dumb and pleasure-seeking.’
- ‘For most of us life is a conciliation between our pleasure-seeking instincts and the voice of Reason.’
- ‘The world is full of carefree, pleasure-seeking drifters.’
- ‘He hit out at "pleasure-seeking" officials who had fallen into an "abyss of luxury and corruption".’
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