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.
In an act of total hypocrisy, Angelo - the wonderfully despicable Sandy Grierson - tells Claudio's sister Isabella, a novice nun, that the only way her brother can be saved is if she succumbs to his lecherous desire.
A devastated family claim their [pounds sterling]3,000 spring holiday to Lanzarote was ruined by "lecherous" builders and a poolside construction site - forcing them to spend hundreds of pounds at a nearby beach.
The happy couple look forward to building a life together but the return of lecherous fiction editor Jack Hyde (Eric Johnson) puts them in jeopardy.
In a drive to discourage sexual harassment on the street, cat-callers and aggressively lecherous individuals of either sex can be hit with on-the-spot penalties ranging from 90 to 750 euros.
Lecherous men prey on women who think they can get away with it.
Will there be a sliding scale of fines to differentiate between whistles, gestures and lecherous comments?
They all work at Consolidated Industries, which is presided over by the sexist, lecherous, and pompous, Franklin Hart.
In her official Twitter account, Leoni retweeted a Mashable article titled 'People are furious that 'Madam Secretary' will feature a lecherous Filipino president' and added that she 'had someone else in mind.'
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.
Though that does have its moments, especially when Almaviva in disguise (Nicholas Sales not entirely comfortable in coloratura) is playing the harpsichord a la Les Dawson while the object of his desires, Rosina, sings a coded aria to him, her lecherous guardian Bartolo snoozing under a handkerchief.
On television he memorably played Conservative politician Alan B'stard in the sitcom "The New Statesman'' and lecherous Lord Flashheart in comedy classic "Blackadder.''