noun \ˈes-ˌthēt, British usually ˈēs-\
: a person who recognizes and values beauty in art, music, etc.
Full Definition of AESTHETE
: one having or affecting sensitivity to the beautiful especially in art
Variants of AESTHETE
aes·thete also es·thete
Examples of AESTHETE
1. He regards art critics as a bunch of pretentious aesthetes.
Origin of AESTHETE
back-formation from aesthetic
First Known Use: 1881
Kelley Heckart, Historical fantasy romance author