noun (plural succubi /ˈsʌkjʊbʌɪ/)
A female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men.
- For most of the history of Christianity there are reports of Satan having sex with humans, either as an incubus (male devil) or succubus (female devil).
- Certainly the phenomenon experienced by our subjects is very similar to that, as I mentioned, with people who have encountered ghosts and incubi and succubi and witches and things of that sort that visit them at night.
- He carefully stepped around the various succubi, incubi and lesser lust demons littering the room, finally stopping in front of the throne.
Late Middle English: from medieval Latin succubus 'prostitute', from succubare, from sub- 'under' + cubare 'to lie'.
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