letch


letch

noun \ˈlech\

Definition of LETCH

1
:  craving; specifically :  sexual desire
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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