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letch

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noun \ˈlech\

Definition of letch

  1. 1 :  craving; specifically :  sexual desire

  2. 2 [by shortening & alteration] :  lecher



Examples of letch

  1. <a sudden letch for chocolate>

  2. <she's developed quite a letch for that movie star—and he's young enough to be her son>



Origin of letch

back-formation from letcher, alteration of lecher


First Known Use: 1757


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