Definition of lustful in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈləs(t)fəl/


Having or showing strong feelings of sexual desire: lustful glances
More example sentences
  • Another showed the contemptible hypocrisy of the man, whose lustful glances at other women, as he walks with his wife, changes to anger as another man targets his wife.
  • Some addicts cave in to their most lustful and obsessive desires on a regular basis, while others remain impotent and untemptable no matter what is dangled in front of them.
  • I don't think you can go through years of being told every single day that the only reason for your incarceration was your lustful desires without being damaged.
lecherous, lascivious, libidinous, licentious, salacious, goatish;
wanton, unchaste, impure, naughty, immodest, indecent, dirty, prurient;
passionate, sensual, sexy, erotic
informal horny, randy, raunchy, lusty
formal concupiscent



Pronunciation: /ˈləs(t)fəlē/
Example sentences
  • But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
  • But I find myself casting my eye around lustfully.
  • When we were in the backseat of his car, we began kissing lustfully and our hands groped one another's bodies, in all the right places.


Pronunciation: /ˈləs(t)fəlnəs/
Example sentences
  • This I vow in full knowledge of my sins of pride and vanity and lustfulness, and of those sins known and unknown of my husband, and those too of my boy.
  • And why is it that the research has never been done on the effect of booze on women's lustfulness?
  • In his travel writing, and increasingly in his fiction, there's a theme of lustfulness.

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Syllabification: lust·ful

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