- Excessive or offensive sexual desire; lustfulness: the vice of lecheryMore example sentences
lust, lustfulness, licentiousness, lasciviousness, lewdness, salaciousness, libertinism, libidinousness, debauchery, dissoluteness, wantonness, intemperance, dissipation, degeneracy, depravity, impurity, unchastity, immorality, looseness, immodesty; promiscuity, carnality, womanizing, rakishness; sensuality, sensualness, sexual desire, desire, sexual appetite, libido
- What motivates Maurice is not lechery but a yearning envy of Jessie's youth and a longing for his own.
- His film is colorful, but the lecheries and jokes ‘are small and random.’
- His portraits of country people and their rituals, their hypocrisies and lecheries are certain to remind readers of Edward Arlington Robinson, Robert Frost and Edgar Lee Masters.
Middle English: from Old French lecherie, from lecheor (see lecher).