lickerish(redirected from lickerishly)
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1. Lascivious; lecherous.
2. Greedy; desirous.
a. Archaic Relishing good food.
b. Obsolete Arousing hunger; appetizing.
[Middle English likerous, perhaps from Old French lecheor, lekier; see lecher.]
1. lecherous or lustful
2. greedy; gluttonous
3. appetizing or tempting
[C16: changed from C13 lickerous, via Norman French from Old French lechereus lecherous; see lecher]
ˈlickerishly, ˈliquorishly adv
ˈlickerishness, ˈliquorishness n
or liq•uor•ish(ˈlɪk ər ɪʃ)
1. fond of and eager for choice food.
2. greedy; longing.
3. lustful; lecherous.
[1545–55; alter., by suffix substitution, of Middle English likerous < Anglo-French *likerous, for Middle French lechereus lecherous]