Definition of lecherous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈletʃərəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈletʃərəs//
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having too much interest in sexual pleasure synonym lustful, lascivious Word Origin Middle English: from Old French lecheros, from lecheor, from lechier ‘live in debauchery or gluttony’, ultimately of West Germanic origin and related to lick.