Definition of lickerish in US English:

lickerish

adjective

  • Lecherous.

    ‘a barrage of lickerish grins and dirty jokes’
    • ‘My nose would rival Pinocchio's were I to deny the smoldering impact of such lickerish lines as these.’
    • ‘I would like to think - to the pure, all things are pure - that all the mystery words will eventually be revealed as innocent teases designed to mock the lickerish mind.’
    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

Late 15th century: alteration of obsolete lickerous, in the same sense, from an Anglo-Norman French variant of Old French lecheros (see lecherous).

Pronunciation

lickerish

/ˈlɪk(ə)rɪʃ//ˈlik(ə)riSH/