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lus·cious

 (lŭsh′əs)
adj.
1. Sweet and pleasant to taste or smell: a luscious melon. See Synonyms at delicious.
2. Richly appealing to the senses or the mind: a luscious, vivid description.
3. Having strong sensual or sexual appeal; attractive.
4. Archaic Excessively sweet; cloying.

[Middle English lucius, alteration of licious, perhaps short for delicious, delicious; see delicious.]

lus′cious·ly adv.
lus′cious·ness n.

luscious

(ˈlʌʃəs)
adj
1. extremely pleasurable, esp to the taste or smell
2. very attractive
3. archaic cloying
[C15 lucius, licius, perhaps a shortened form of delicious]
ˈlusciously adv
ˈlusciousness n

lus•cious

(ˈlʌʃ əs)

adj.
1. highly pleasing to the taste or smell: luscious peaches.
2. richly satisfying to the senses or the mind: the luscious style of his poetry.
3. richly adorned; luxurious: luscious furnishings.
4. arousing physical or sexual desire.
5. sweet to excess; cloying.
[1375–1425; lucius, unexplained variant of licius, aph. variant of delicious]
lus′cious•ly, adv.
lus′cious•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.luscious - having strong sexual appeal; "juicy barmaids"; "a red-hot mama"; "a voluptuous woman"; "a toothsome blonde in a tight dress"
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"
2.luscious - extremely pleasing to the sense of tasteluscious - extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"

luscious

luscious

adjective
1. Highly pleasing, especially to the sense of taste:
Slang: yummy.
2. Giving great pleasure or delight:
Informal: darling.
Translations
حُلو المَذاق
lahodnýšťavnatý
lækkersød
mézédes
gómsætur
saldus
salds un sulīgs
lezzetli ve çok tatlısulu

luscious

[ˈlʌʃəs] ADJ [scent, breeze, wine] → delicioso; [fruit] → suculento; [girl] → deliciosa, atractiva

luscious

[ˈlʌʃəs] adj
[food] → succulent(e), appétissant(e)
[woman] → appétissant(e)

luscious

adj
(= delicious)köstlich, lecker
(= gorgeous) coloursatt; girl, boyzum Anbeißen (inf); figure (= full)üppig; (= pleasing)fantastisch, phantastisch; lipsüppig
(= lush) pasture, vegetationüppig

luscious

[ˈlʌʃəs] adj (food) → appetitoso/a, succulento/a; (taste, smell) → delizioso/a
a luscious blonde → una bionda appetitosa

luscious

(ˈlaʃəs) adjective
very sweet, juicy and delicious. a luscious peach.
ˈlusciousness noun
References in classic literature ?
Up the mountain were wild-orange trees, and now and then Ata would go with two or three women from the village and return laden with the green, sweet, luscious fruit.
It was filled with friandises, with luscious and toothsome bits--the finest of fruits, pates, a rare bottle or two, delicious syrups, and bonbons in abundance.
It was so good to open up one's lungs and take in whole luscious barrels-ful of the blessed God's untainted, dew-fashioned, woodland- scented air once more, after suffocating body and mind for two days and nights in the moral and physical stenches of that intolerable old buzzard-roost
This preparation is called 'kokoo', and a most luscious preparation it is.
There were orchards, too, bearing luscious fruits that are all unknown in our world.
Prithee, Jack, answer me honestly; to what have tended all those elegant and luscious descriptions of happiness arising from violent and mutual fondness?
Craig, the gardener at the Chase, was over head and ears in love with her, and had lately made unmistakable avowals in luscious strawberries and hyperbolical peas.
There were lovely patches of greensward all about, with stately trees bearing rich and luscious fruits.
There were several other dishes on the table, all carefully covered, and when the time came to remove these covers they found bread and butter, cakes, cheese, pickles and fruits--including some of the luscious strawberries of Oz.
But a few marches to the north Lady Greystoke looked forward to the day when her mighty lord and master should discover the crime of Achmet Zek, and be speeding to rescue and avenge, and even as she pictured the coming of John Clayton, the object of her thoughts squatted almost naked, beside a fallen log, beneath which he was searching with grimy fingers for a chance beetle or a luscious grub.
Some of them were dozing against the boles of trees, while others roamed about turning over bits of bark from beneath which they transferred the luscious grubs and beetles to their mouths.
In similar manner he collected lists of strong phrases, the phrases of living language, phrases that bit like acid and scorched like flame, or that glowed and were mellow and luscious in the midst of the arid desert of common speech.