Pronunciation: (es'thēt or, esp. Brit., ēs'-), [key]
1. a person who has or professes to have refined sensitivity toward the beauties of art or nature.
2. a person who affects great love of art, music, poetry, etc., and indifference to practical matters. Also,esthete.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.