Definition of Epicurist in English:

Epicurist

noun

  • A follower or student of the Greek philosopher Epicurus (341–270 b.c.); a person who holds views similar to those of Epicurus.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in George Gilpin (d. 1602), diplomat and translator. From the name of Epicurus + -ist, originally after Dutch Epicurist.

Pronunciation

Epicurist

/ˈɛpɪkjʊrɪst/