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lascivious

Saltos de línea: las¦civi|ous
Pronunciación: /ləˈsɪvɪəs
 
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Definición de lascivious en inglés:

adjetivo

Feeling or revealing an overt sexual interest or desire: he gave her a lascivious wink
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Mild expressions of lascivious interest in fellow bar patrons or party-attendees also come in handy.
  • I think it's interesting that we went from seven lewd and lascivious charges down to four, and one of them is an attempt, as well.
  • The previous year, Miami cops had had the suspect in custody for lewd and lascivious molestation, without checking his immigration status.
Sinónimos
lecherous, lewd, lustful, licentious, libidinous, goatish, salacious, wanton, lubricious, prurient, dirty, smutty, filthy, naughty, suggestive, indecent, ribald;
informal horny, blue
British informal randy

Origen

late Middle English: from late Latin lasciviosus, from Latin lascivia 'lustfulness', from lascivus 'lustful, wanton'.

Derivados

lasciviously

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • As drunken eyes pass lasciviously about the room, they might take in the car keys dangling about crotch level.
  • Whereas standing with a group of peers at a bus stop or in a cineplex, passing lewd comments, gesticulating lasciviously and generally behaving obnoxiously requires mere numbers.
  • ‘I know a better game’, she said lasciviously, looking at Debbie and giggling.

lasciviousness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • The actor's immorality is not lasciviousness, as Puritans and neo-Confucians believed, but the vanity culture that makes all pursuits vain, extrinsic, and spectacular.
  • Perhaps the only criticism I might put forward is that he made the Aunt a little too old, making her lasciviousness and lust a little unbelievable (the book portrays her as a raunchy woman but not that old).
  • The glories of technology, combined with our high-octane lasciviousness and natural good looks, have made our town the purportedly third-biggest pornography producing centre in the world, after Los Angeles and Amsterdam.

Words that rhyme with lascivious

niveous, oblivious

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