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Words for people according to what they enjoy

aesthete

noun

someone who loves and understands beauty, art, music etc

amateur

noun

someone who does something because they enjoy it instead of as a job

amateur

adjective

used about someone who does something because they enjoy it and not as their job

anglophile

noun

someone who likes the UK, British people, or British things

animal

noun

used when you are talking about the particular type of person someone is, for example what they enjoy doing

beach bum

noun

someone who spends a lot of time enjoying themselves on the beach

bibliophile

noun

someone who likes books and enjoys reading or collecting them

bookworm

noun

someone who enjoys reading books and spends a lot of time doing it

conversationalist

noun

someone who enjoys conversations and always has interesting or funny things to say

culture vulture

noun

someone who is very interested in music, literature, and other arts. This word shows that you think people like this are annoying or not sincere.

esthete

an American spelling of aesthete

ghoul

noun

someone who is interested in or enjoys unpleasant situations involving death or injury

highbrow

noun

someone who is interested in learning, culture, and art

hobbyist

noun

someone who enjoys doing something as a hobby

logophile

noun

someone who loves words and language

mallrat

noun

a young person who spends a lot of time in shopping malls with their friends

masochist

noun

someone who enjoys being in an unpleasant situation

megalomaniac

noun

someone who enjoys power over other people and always wants more of it

night owl

noun

someone who enjoys going out at night or does not go to bed until it is late

otaku

noun

a young person who is an extremely keen fan of Japanese popular culture, such as comics, TV shows, video games, and toys

people person

noun

someone who enjoys being with other people and easily becomes friends with them

person

noun

used for saying that someone likes a particular thing or activity

petrolhead

noun

someone who is very interested in cars or motor racing

a good/bad mixer

someone who enjoys/does not enjoy meeting new people and talking to them

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

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