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



    BrE BrE//ˈlʌʃəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlʌʃəs//
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  1. 1having a strong pleasant taste synonym delicious luscious fruit
  2. 2(of cloth, colours or music) soft and deep or heavy in a way that is pleasing to feel, look at or hear synonym rich luscious silks and velvets
  3. 3(especially of a woman) sexually attractive a luscious young girl her luscious body See related entries: Attractiveness
  4. Word Originlate Middle English: perhaps an alteration of obsolete licious, shortened form of delicious.
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