Showing excessive sexual drive; lustful: libidinous teenagers
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- High court sentences for lewd and libidinous behaviour, which includes some sex offences against children, also fell, from over five years to four.
- Taking on the libidinous cool of their idols but slowing things down a good deal, these guys certainly don't seem to mind extended patches of instrumental repetition, just as long as they've struck upon something cool.
- She produced a tape which she says lays bare the hypocrisy of a famous self-righteous director whom she depicts as a libidinous villain.
lustful, lecherous, lascivious, lewd, carnal; erotic, sexual, sensual, venereal, hot, fleshly, voluptuous; salacious, prurient, licentious, libertine, lubricious, dissolute, debauched, depraved, degenerate, decadent, dissipated, wanton, promiscuous, immoral, unchaste, unvirtuous, loose, impure, intemperate, abandoned, incontinent, gross, ruttish, goatish, wolfish
British informal randy
late Middle English: from Latin libidinosus, from libido 'desire, lust'.
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- The city's Presbyterian propriety and Calvinist self-denial combined to outlaw libidinousness as an affront to polite society.