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lech·er

 (lĕch′ər)
n.
One who is given to lechery.

[Middle English, from Old French lecheor, from lechier, to lick, to live in debauchery, of Germanic origin; see leigh- in Indo-European roots.]

lecher

(ˈlɛtʃə)
n
a promiscuous or lewd man
[C12: from Old French lecheor lecher, from lechier to lick, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German leccōn to lick]

lech•er

(ˈlɛtʃ ər)
n.
1. a man given to excessive sexual indulgence; lascivious or licentious man.
v.i.
2. to engage in lechery.
[1125–75; Middle English lech(o)ur < Anglo-French; Old French lecheor glutton, libertine <lech(ier) to lick (< Germanic; compare Old High German leccōn to lick)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lecher - man with strong sexual desireslecher - man with strong sexual desires  
degenerate, deviant, deviate, pervert - a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior

lecher

noun womanizer, seducer, rake, Don Juan, wanton, profligate, Casanova, libertine, dirty old man (slang), satyr, roué, sensualist, fornicator, wolf (informal), goat (informal), debauchee, lech or letch (informal) He's just a sad old lecher.

lecher

noun
An immoral or licentious man:
Informal: dirty old man.
Slang: lech.
Translations

lecher

[ˈletʃəʳ] Nlibidinoso m

lecher

nLüstling m, → Wüstling m; (hum)Lustmolch m
vilüstern sein

lecher

[ˈlɛtʃəʳ] nsatiro (fig)
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