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sa·la·cious

 (sə-lā′shəs)
adj.
1. Appealing to or stimulating sexual desire: salacious reading material.
2. Characterized by or indicating sexual desire; lustful: a salacious wink.

[From Latin salāx, salāc-, fond of leaping, lustful, from salīre, to leap; see sel- in Indo-European roots.]

sa·la′cious·ly adv.
sa·la′cious·ness, sa·lac′i·ty (sə-lăs′ĭ-tē) n.

salacious

(səˈleɪʃəs)
adj
1. having an excessive interest in sex
2. (of books, magazines, etc) erotic, bawdy, or lewd
[C17: from Latin salax fond of leaping, from salīre to leap]
saˈlaciously adv
saˈlaciousness, salacity n

sa•la•cious

(səˈleɪ ʃəs)

adj.
1. lustful or lecherous.
2. (of writings, pictures, etc.) grossly indecent; obscene.
[1635–45; < Latin salāx, derivative of salīre to jump, spurt, mount (of animals); compare salient; see -acious]
sa•la′cious•ly, adv.
sa•la′cious•ness, sa•lac′i•ty (-ˈlæs ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.salacious - characterized by lust; "eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer"; "her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature"; "prurient literature"; "prurient thoughts"; "a salacious rooster of a little man"
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"
2.salacious - suggestive of or tending to moral looseness; "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks"
dirty - (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency; "dirty words"; "a dirty old man"; "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has a dirty mouth"

salacious

adjective obscene, indecent, pornographic, blue, erotic, steamy (informal), lewd, X-rated (informal), bawdy, smutty, lustful, ribald, ruttish a wildly salacious novel

salacious

adjective
Of, concerning, or promoting sexual love or desire:
Translations

salacious

[səˈleɪʃəs] ADJ (frm) → salaz

salacious

[səˈleɪʃəs] adj (= prurient) [story, book, detail] → salace

salacious

adjschlüpfrig; pictureaufreizend; chuckleanzüglich

salacious

[səˈleɪʃəs] adj (joke, remark) → salace; (book, film) → scabroso/a; (look, smile) → lascivo/a

salacious

a. lascivo-a, libidinoso-a.
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