liquorous

adjective (1)

obsolete variant of

2 obsolete : tempting to the appetite
3 : lecherous

liquorous

adjective (2)
li·​quor·​ous | \ ˈlik(ə)rəs \

Definition of liquorous (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : liquorish sense 2 a liquorous old man a liquorous beverage
2 : that results from or resembles an intoxicated condition liquorous speech this rising state of liquorous ecstasy— Richard Scowcroft

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History and Etymology for liquorous

Adjective (2)

liquor entry 1 + -ous

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“Liquorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liquorous. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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