Salacious

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Salacious \Sa*la"cious\, noun [L. salax, -acis, fond of leaping, lustful, fr. salire to leap. See {Salient}.] Having a propensity to venery; lustful; lecherous. --Dryden. -- {Sa*la"cious*ly}, adverb -- {Sa*la"cious*ness}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

salacious

adjective

1: 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" [syn: {lubricious}, {lustful}, {prurient}, {salacious}]

2: suggestive of or tending to moral looseness; "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks" [syn: {lewd}, {obscene}, {raunchy}, {salacious}]


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