Definition of lecherous in English:

lecherous

Line breaks: lech¦er|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈlɛtʃ(ə)rəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

lecherously

adverb
More example sentences
  • She reclined in a chair, opened a copy of Playboy, grinned lecherously, and reached for her briefs.
  • The boy offered to pay a fine or whatever to get out of this, but the deputy told him there was only one way of getting out of this jam and looked lecherously at the young half-naked girl.
  • The Weasel, who may or may not be Valerie's father, lurks throughout the film, lecherously grinning and groping at the young girl.

lecherousness

noun
More example sentences
  • He lived a life of extravagance and lecherousness, and had engaged in all sorts of evil conduct.
  • Yet it lacks the wit, lecherousness or base rudeness that marks out the best of that strain of hip-hop.
  • Ryo, the main character, is perpetually hot to trot, and his lecherousness is played for laughs, but that's about it.

Origin

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

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