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lu·bri·cious(lo͞o-brĭsh′əs) also lu·bri·cous (lo͞o′brĭ-kəs)
a. Full of or displaying sexual desire: "They fell immediately into an orgy of lubricious kissing" (Joseph Heller).
b. Sexually stimulating; salacious: a book of lubricious photographs.
2. Having a slippery or smooth quality: "Throughout the empire a lubricious glaze of venality came to coat every governmental surface" (Cullen Murphy).
1. formal or literary lewd, lascivious
2. rare oily or slippery
[C16: from Latin lūbricus]
luˈbriciously, ˈlubricously adv
1. arousing or expressive of sexual desire.
2. smooth and slippery.
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|Adj.||1.||lubricious - having a smooth or slippery quality; "the skin of cephalopods is thin and lubricious"|
|2.||lubricious - 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"