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AEsthete   Listen
noun
AEsthete  n.  One who makes much or overmuch of aesthetics. (Recent)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"AEsthete" Quotes from Famous Books



... and read it. He was the first Englishman to dare break away from literary conventions. Of course he shocked England. He was a savage aesthete. I read the slim volume through at one sitting; I was horrified ...
— O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 • Various

... critical spirit with the odor of mysticism might be felt floating around there. But all this seemed quite comprehensible and natural to anyone who knew Baron Emil, the owner of that dwelling—a trained and exacting aesthete—moreover, the baron was of that school called Mediaeval; and as a Mediaevalist he professed homage for Middle Ages romances and legends; for subtle works of art and for inspirations touching a world beyond the present which resulted ...
— The Argonauts • Eliza Orzeszko (AKA Orzeszkowa)

... his friends, especially his great friend Arthur Thorburn, who always clung to him. He had his flirtations also; being a man of susceptibility who was popular with women, how could they be avoided? For above all things Godfrey was a man, not a hermit or a saint or an aesthete, but just a man with more gifts of a sort than have some others. He lived the life of the rest, he hunted, he shot tigers, doing those things that the Anglo-Indian officer does, but all the same he studied. ...
— Love Eternal • H. Rider Haggard



Words linked to "AEsthete" :   esthete, cognoscente



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