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Definitions for lecherous
ˈlɛtʃ ər əslech·er·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lecherousadjective

    given to excessive indulgence in sexual activity

    "a lecherous gleam in his eye"; "a lecherous good-for-nothing"


  1. lecherousadjective

    given to excessive sexual activity and debauchery

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Lecherousadjective

    Leud; lustful.

    Etymology: from lecher.

    The sapphire should grow foul, and lose its beauty, when worn by one that is lecherous; the emerald should fly to pieces, if it touch the skin of any unchaste person. William Derham.


  1. lecherous

    Lascivious behavior is sexual behavior or conduct that is considered crude and offensive, or contrary to local moral or other standards of appropriate behavior. In this sense "lascivious" is similar in meaning to "lewd", "indecent", "lecherous", "unchaste", "licentious" or "libidinous".


  1. lecherous

    Lecherous refers to a person having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire; it is typically used to describe lustful or lewd behavior. The term often connotes an obscene or distasteful sexual eagerness or desire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lecherousadjective

    like a lecher; addicted to lewdness; lustful; also, lust-provoking

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lecherous in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lecherous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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