I look for a word that describes a person who loves music, food, jokes, metaphorically getting high. I mean a person whose MOOD or Temper is usually good and cheerful. And it's better to be a slangy/informal word.

I know that there is a Youtuber called "a temprist"; does this name refer to the meaning I'm looking for? Thanks!

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    "Exact meaning" is not a recognized concept.
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    Feb 17 at 16:51
  • The YouTube contributor isn't "a temprist"; their name is Temprist. Feb 18 at 11:28

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There's the term bon viveur, but it's not in a slang register:

  • Bon viveur is an English pseudo-French expression denoting someone who enjoys the good things in life, especially food and drink. Bon vivant is the more authentic French term.


  • bon vivant [noun] (also bon viveur) (from French): ​a person who enjoys going out with friends and eating good food, drinking good wine, etc.


Cambridge Dictionary specifically mentions liking going to restaurants and parties.

A comment on YouTube:

  • an Epicurean with a motto: eat, drink and be merry

Thus Epicurean (or epicure) is a formal alternative:

epicure: [one who is] fond of or adapted to luxury or indulgence in sensual pleasures; having luxurious tastes or habits, especially in eating and drinking.

[ODE; courtesy of Google]


There are few hits on the internet for "a temprist", and they are mainly attributive usages; the proper noun only seems established.


An informal word to describe someone who takes pleasure in things and whose mood is usually cheerful could be

cheerful, optimistic – Merriam-Webster
full of hope and happiness – Cambridge Dictionary

A more formal word could be

relating to, occupied with, or fond of feasting, drinking, and good company – Merriam-Webster
friendly and making you feel happy and welcome – Cambridge Dictionary

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