lecherous


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lech·er·ous

 (lĕch′ər-əs)
adj.
Given to, characterized by, or eliciting lechery.

lech′er·ous·ly adv.
lech′er·ous·ness n.

lecherous

(ˈlɛtʃərəs)
adj
characterized by or inciting lechery
ˈlecherously adv

lech•er•ous

(ˈlɛtʃ ər əs)

adj.
1. given to or characterized by lechery; lustful.
2. erotically suggestive; inciting to lust.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French lechereus]
lech′er•ous•ly, adv.
lech′er•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lecherous - given to excessive indulgence in sexual activity; "a lecherous gleam in his eye"; "a lecherous good-for-nothing"
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"

lecherous

adjective lustful, randy (informal, chiefly Brit.), raunchy (slang), lewd, wanton, carnal, salacious, prurient, lascivious, libidinous, licentious, lubricious (literary), concupiscent, goatish (archaic or literary), unchaste, ruttish lecherous old men offering sweets at the school gate
proper, virtuous, prim, puritanical, virginal, prudish, strait-laced

lecherous

adjective
Feeling or devoted to sexual love or desire:
Translations

lecherous

[ˈletʃərəs] ADJlascivo, lujurioso

lecherous

[ˈlɛtʃərəs] adjlubrique

lecherous

adjlüstern; man, behaviour alsogeil

lecherous

[ˈlɛtʃərəs] adjlascivo/a
References in classic literature ?
He came early; he stayed late; he could not pass a restaurant; he looked with a lecherous eye upon every wine shop.
Budding fashion designer Alya's struggling to cope in the wake of Kal's death and when a meeting with a lecherous client takes an uncomfortable turn, she's truly rattled.
But the judge and jury in the case are not what they seem, as Angelo, deputising for the ruling duke, has his own bleakly lecherous secrets and tastes.
Of course, in today's social climate and changing mores, it might be best not to approach young ladies with the sort of lecherous "hello" that Leslie Phillips perfected in Carry On and Doctor films, unless you want to get arrested.
Michael Caine, above, is superb as loveable anti-hero, Charlie Croker, while Noel Coward is delightful as criminal kingpin Mr Bridger, and Benny Hill delivers a deliciously saucy performance as a lecherous professor.
A big attraction in the original film was the pivotal cast of the three senior actors who played three lecherous old men gunning for the heroine.
Has one ever heard of a lecherous gym teacher (my early teen experience) turning a child away from sports?
I'm pretty sure he wasn't being lecherous, it was just an inadvertent hand movement.
Indeed, his sizeable female fan-base were rather alarmed at the way one of the loveliest and warm-hearted stars Wales has produced could transform himself into the lecherous, opium-raddled and psychopathic choir-master of Dickens' dark last fable so convincingly.
Their stay in New Zealand was overshadowed by players' raucous behaviour at a bar in Queenstown, before three players were forced to apologise to a female hotel worker in Dunedin for lecherous comments.
England's New Zealand sojourn was overshadowed by players' raucous behaviour at a bar in Queenstown, before three players - Chris Ashton, James Haskell and Dylan Hartley - were forced to apologise to a female hotel worker in Dunedin for lecherous comments.
In the TV show Family Guy, what is the name of the Griffins' lecherous neighbour?