Adjective "lecherous" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈlɛtʃ(ə)rəs/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire.
  1. 'Name the types of noises your lecherous Frenchman finds hilarious.'

Definitions

1. given to or characterized by lechery; lustful.

2. erotically suggestive; inciting to lust: lecherous photographs.

More examples(as adjective)

"priests can be lecherous."

"people can be lecherous."

"wretchs can be lecherous."

"womanisers can be lecherous."

"uncles can be lecherous."

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Origin

Middle English: from Old French lecheros, from lecheor (see lecher).