One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire.‘she ignored his lecherous gaze’
lustful, licentious, lascivious, libidinous, prurient, lewd, salacious, lubricious, debauched, dissolute, wanton, loose, fast, impure, unchaste, intemperate, dissipated, degenerate, sinful, depraved, crude, goatishView synonyms
- ‘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.’
- ‘Name the types of noises your lecherous Frenchman finds hilarious.’
Middle English: from Old French lecheros, from lecheor (see lecher).
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