lechery


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Related to lechery: holey, covetousness

lech·er·y

 (lĕch′ə-rē)
n. pl. lech·er·ies
1. Excessive interest in or indulgence in sexual activity.
2. A lecherous act.

lechery

(ˈlɛtʃərɪ)
n, pl -eries
unrestrained and promiscuous sexuality

lech•er•y

(ˈlɛtʃ ə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
1. unrestrained indulgence of sexual desire.
2. a lecherous act.
[1200–50; < Old French lecherie]

lechery

immoderate indulgence of sexual desire; lewd and lustful behavior. — lecher, lecherer, n. — lecherous, adj.
See also: Sex
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lechery - unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity
sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"

lechery

Translations

lechery

[ˈletʃərɪ] Nlascivia f, lujuria f

lechery

nLüsternheit f, → Geilheit f; his reputation for lecherysein Ruf mals Wüstling

lechery

[ˈlɛtʃərɪ] nlascivia
References in classic literature ?
But that I am by nature phlegmatic, slow to wrath, and prone to lechery (to love, I would say), it were not for you to come within forty foot of the place of execution, although I do not doubt but to see you both hanged the next sessions.
Warning: Contains lechery, perversion of religious imagery and ideas that offended a dictator.
Egypt's Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal referred on Saturday a draft law to combat debauchery and Lechery, formulated by 61 parliament members including Hisham Wally, to the constitutional and legislative affairs committee for reviewal.
Instinctively, I recognize insincerity, lechery, opportunism and the like almost immediately.
"Flash is a superior work of biography, largely because Bonanos is clear-eyed about his subject's less attractive traits--his lechery, misogyny and free-and-easy way with the truth--while conveying affection for the man's brio and essential sweetness." MICHAEL LINDGREN
Just when we thought lechery was becoming outmoded, Kitty's night club in Kirkcaldy has commodified it.
That will teach them not to profit off the voyeurism of men and permissiveness of a society that turns a blind eye to men's lechery!
John Malkovich the reptilian Valmont, Glenn Close his thin-lipped partner in heartless lechery; Choderlos de Laclos wrote his novel in the 18 th century, but cruelty and manipulation never go out of style.
But he should have done more to control his tantrums, lechery, greed and habit of losing provinces in France.
In London, some 360 male businessmen, politicians, financiers and high society movers and shakers, engaged in a debaucherous evening of lechery and groping under the guise of fund-raising for charitable causes.
There's low-level lechery on every street, on the bus, on the train.
And we stand with our two colleagues in denouncing your crass display of lechery and misogyny.