Definitions for salacioussəˈleɪ ʃəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lubricious, lustful, prurient, salacious(adj)

    characterized by lust

    "eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer"; "her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature"; "prurient literature"; "prurient thoughts"; "a salacious rooster of a little man"

  2. lewd, obscene, raunchy, salacious(adj)

    suggestive of or tending to moral looseness

    "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks"


  1. salacious(Adjective)

    Promoting sexual desire or lust.

  2. salacious(Adjective)

    Lascivious, bawdy, obscene, lewd.

  3. Origin: From salax, from salio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salacious(noun)

    having a propensity to venery; lustful; lecherous

  2. Origin: [L. salax, -acis, fond of leaping, lustful, fr. salire to leap. See Salient.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Salacious

    sal-ā′shi-us, adj. lustful: lecherous.—adv. Salā′ciously, lustfully: lecherously.—ns. Salā′ciousness, Salac′ity, lust, lecherousness. [L. salaxsalīre, to leap.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salacious in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salacious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Native American:

    Very smart, very gritty, and not salacious, think ‘Easy Rider,’ but with pissed-off women.

  2. Donald Trump:

    It’s frankly outrageous and highly irresponsible for a left-wing blog … to drop highly salacious and flat-out false information on the Internet just days before he takes the oath of office, ... The fact that BuzzFeed and CNN made the decision to run with this unsubstantiated claim is a sad and pathetic attempt to get clicks.

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