æsthetes

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æsthetes

  1. plural form of æsthete.
    • 1915, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, The Wisdom of Father Brown, John Lane Company, chapter IV, page 94–95:
      She was clad in a somewhat strange garb of peacock green and peacock blue satins, that gleamed like blue and green metals, such as delight children and æsthetes, and her heavy, hot brown hair framed one of those magic faces which are dangerous to all men, but especially to boys and to men growing grey.