[ sib-uh-rit-ik ]
/ ˌsɪb əˈrɪt ɪk /


(usually lowercase) pertaining to or characteristic of a sybarite; characterized by or loving luxury or sensuous pleasure: to wallow in sybaritic splendor.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Sybaris or its inhabitants.

Sometimes Syb·a·rit·i·cal.

Origin of Sybaritic

< Latin Sybarīticus < Greek Sybarītikós, equivalent to Sybarī́t(ēs) Sybarite + -ikos -ic

Related formsSyb·a·rit·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for sybaritic


/ (ˌsɪbəˈrɪtɪk) /


of or relating to the ancient Greek colony of Sybaris or its inhabitants
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