lecherously
adverb see lecherous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lecherously — lecherous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire. DERIVATIVES lecherously adverb lecherousness noun. ORIGIN Old French lecheros, from lechier live in debauchery or gluttony ; related to LICK(Cf. ↑lick) …   English terms dictionary

  • lecherously — adverb see lecherous * * * lechˈerously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑lecher * * * lecherously adverb Thesaurus: feeling sexual excitement or desiresynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lecherously — Lecherous Lech er*ous, a. Like a lecher; addicted to lewdness; excessively lustful; used mostly of men; also, lust provoking. A lecherous thing is wine. Chaucer. {Lech er*ous*ly}, adv. {Lech er*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lecherously — See lecherous. * * * …   Universalium

  • lecherously — adverb In a lecherous manner, in the way of a lecher …   Wiktionary

  • lecherously — adv. in a lecherous manner, lewdly, lasciviously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lecherously — lech·er·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • lecherously — See: lecherous …   English dictionary

  • lecherous — lecherously, adv. lecherousness, n. /lech euhr euhs/, adj. 1. given to or characterized by lechery; lustful. 2. erotically suggestive; inciting to lust: lecherous photographs. [1275 1325; ME < MF lechereus. See LECHER, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • lecherous — adjective Date: 14th century given to or suggestive of lechery • lecherously adverb • lecherousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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