Debauch - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪˈbɔːtʃ|  American pronunciation of the word debauch
Brit.  |dɪˈbɔːtʃ|  British pronunciation of the word debauch

noun

- a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity (syn: bacchanal, bacchanalia, debauchery, orgy, riot, saturnalia)

verb

- corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality(syn: corrupt, debase, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, misdirect, pervert, profane, subvert, vitiate)

Examples

...the long stay on a tropical isle had debauched the ship's crew to the point where they no longer acted liked naval professionals...

debauch the young people with wine and women

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