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lickerish

Saltos de línea: lick¦er|ish
Pronunciación: /ˈlɪkərɪʃ
 
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Definición de lickerish en inglés:

adjetivo

1Lecherous: lickerish grins and dirty jokes
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I would like to think - to the pure, all things are pure - that all the mystery words will eventually be revealed as innocent teases designed to mock the lickerish mind.
  • My nose would rival Pinocchio's were I to deny the smoldering impact of such lickerish lines as these.
2West Indian or archaic Fond of eating; greedy.

Origen

late 15th century: alteration of obsolete lickerous, in the same sense, from an Anglo-Norman French variant of Old French lecheros (see lecherous).

Derivados

lickerishly

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • Let him smile, but not lickerishly or with too gaping an aspect.
  • Nor was I a party to the other guys’ lickerishly described activities in the last row at the movies.

Words that rhyme with lickerish

liquorice (US licorice)

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