lecherous

adjective lech·er·ous \ ˈle-chə-rəs , ˈlech-rəs \
|Updated on: 9 Jul 2018

Definition of lecherous

: given to or suggestive of lechery
  • a lecherous lawyer hitting on his son's girlfriend
  • —Dick Friedman & Mike Lipton

lecherously

adverb

lecherousness

noun

Examples of lecherous in a Sentence

  1. most of the male patrons at the bar appeared to be lecherous conventioneers looking for some action

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First Known Use of lecherous

14th century

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Definition of lecherous for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing an excessive or disgusting interest in sex



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