Definition of lecherous in English:

lecherous

adjective

  • Having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire.

    ‘she ignored his lecherous gaze’
    • ‘Name the types of noises your lecherous Frenchman finds hilarious.’
    • ‘Magdelene is cheerfully lecherous and unabashedly lazy (as Huff puts it in the Afterword) which means that she's not going to hustle around saving people like a superhero.’
    lustful, licentious, lascivious, libidinous, prurient, lewd, salacious, lubricious, debauched, dissolute, wanton, loose, fast, impure, unchaste, intemperate, dissipated, degenerate, sinful, depraved, crude, goatish
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Origin

Middle English: from Old French lecheros, from lecheor (see lecher).

Pronunciation

lecherous

/ˈlɛtʃ(ə)rəs/