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aesthete in Arts topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishaestheteaes‧thete, esthete /ˈiːsθiːt $ ˈes-/ noun [countable] formal  AART/CULTUREsomeone who loves and understands beautiful things, such as art and music
Examples from the Corpus
aestheteDon't we have in him a formalist, in fact an aesthete?Among other traits of character, Xerxes was an aesthete.The president of the bank was a hard-faced aesthete with cheekbones so deeply indented that he appeared skull-like under harsh ceiling lights.Ever the aesthete, he admits that the container looks hideous but he likes the elegance of a dedicated storage system.For he is the AESTHETE, as I had Yeats speak of him.Perish that one might be polite or circumspect - such is the mark of the aesthete.