Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.
Related to lecherousness: lustfulness


Given to, characterized by, or eliciting lechery.

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


intense sexual desire
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lecherousness - a strong sexual desirelecherousness - a strong sexual desire    
concupiscence, physical attraction, sexual desire, eros - a desire for sexual intimacy
References in classic literature ?
The whole air and attitude of the form was one of stealthy cat-like obsequiousness; the whole expression of the face was concentrated in a wrinkled leer, compounded of cunning, lecherousness, slyness, and avarice.
ANDREW Davies, the scriptwriter behind TV's sexiest dramas - including tonight's lesbian romp, Tipping The Velvet - was so considerate towards his female students as a lecturer in the 60s that they mistook his tactile charm for lecherousness, I learn.
Support for this interpretation comes from the contemporary dramatists who established a correlation between tobacco, music, and lecherousness.