[ US /ˈɫɛtʃɝəs/ ]
[ UK /lˈɛt‍ʃəɹəs/ ]
  1. given to excessive indulgence in sexual activity
    a lecherous gleam in his eye
    a lecherous good-for-nothing
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How To Use lecherous In A Sentence

  • You don't need a playbill to tell that the lecherous, black-clad Wolfe, who swaps hockey tickets for political favours, is the heavy here - if he had a moustache, he'd twirl it.
  • In the film, the young novice Viridiana does her utmost to maintain her Catholic principles, but her lecherous uncle and a motley assemblage of paupers force her to confront the limits of her idealism.
  • Ten days was enough of it, though, for she was an avid little beast who preferred quantity to quality-unlike Elspeth, for example, whose beguiling innocence masked the most lecherously inventive mind of the last century, and whose conduct on our honeymoon would have caused the good citizens of nearby Troon to burn her at the stake, if they'd known. Isabelle
  • He lived a life of extravagance and lecherousness, and had engaged in all sorts of evil conduct.
  • I fall into the same mind-frame, thinking lecherously, I want it all. Down and Delirious in Mexico City
  • My father compounded with my mother under the dragon’s tail, and my nativity was under ursa major; so that it follows I am rough and lecherous. Act I. Scene II. King Lear
  • In one of the earliest sequences of ‘Mo’ Better Blues,’ Spike Lee's new film about jazz, the camera lingers almost lecherously over the womanly curves of a trumpet and saxophone.
  • Although lecherously swarmy as befits the character, the performance seems an ill fit for him, thus detracting from any otherwise superlative work.
  • She ignored his lecherous gaze and scanned the sea of faces for Stephen.
  • She said he was a ‘lecherous’ manager, with a reputation as a serial groper.
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