lecher

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lecher man with strong sexual desires
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lecher A man given to lewdness; one addicted, in an excessive degree, to the indulgence of sexual desire, or to illicit sexual relations with women; also called letch and lech.
    • v. i Lecher To practice lewdness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lecher A man given to lewdness; one who is grossly unchaste; a habitual libertine.
    • lecher To practise lewdness; indulge in lust.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lecher lech′ėr a man addicted to lewdness
    • v.i Lecher to practise lewdness
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. lechur, lechour, OF. lecheor, lecheur, gormand, glutton, libertine, parasite, fr. lechier, to lick, F. lécher,; of Teutonic origin. See Lick

Usage

In literature:

His eyes were hateful as a rattlesnake's; lecherous eyes, debased.
"Trail's End" by George W. Ogden
Yet no sooner they sate all lewdness and lecherous fancy, Nothing remember of words and reck they naught of fore-swearing.
"The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus" by Caius Valerius Catullus
She should not waste her love on unworthy objects, on impure and lecherous men or women.
"Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women" by George Sumner Weaver
Grew pale, and, in cold fords, hot lecherous.
"The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Christopher Marlowe
You pursue me with your lecherous body.
"Fantazius Mallare" by Ben Hecht
The lecherous monster did not release her until he heard her mother returning.
"City Crimes" by Greenhorn
JAMES DOUGLAS Earl of Morton was a man of no small natural endowments, but a man of a covetous and lecherous disposition.
"Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)" by John Howie
Did I the Dardan lecher lead, who Sparta's jewel reft?
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
Nobody knows how lecherous these goddesses are.
"In The Seven Woods" by William Butler (W.B.) Yeats
He was a satyr, a lecher; he was a man with a sexual obsession.
"The Eyes Have It" by Gordon Randall Garrett
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In poetry:

John Marshall was complainant's name,
Carrie, his wife, defendant,
He charged as being wanton dame,
To lecher rake intendant.
"John Marshall's Divorce" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
It didn't help for him to drive the quills
Of porcupines into his lecher's flesh —
His pandemonian senses uttered shrill
Expulsive cries and issued him a fresh
"The Temptation Of St. Anthony" by Rainer Maria Rilke

In news:

Here, the legendary singer and style icon guides readers through her life journey, beginning in Ozone Park, Queens, where she grew up and from whence she fled a lecherous stepfather at age 17.
It's the "Gropez Line" — a tiny, newly altered boundary in the City Council district map that helps lecherous Assemblyman Vito Lopez but also brings potential political.
The Washington Monthly's Inner Lecher Finally Breaks Free.
The Angst of the Aging Lecher Elegy is a portrait of the voyeur as an old man.
Lecher , 85, of Janesville, Wis.
Lecher , age 85, a longtime Janesville resident and businessman, passed away Monday evening, June 4, 2007, at Mercy Hospital.
He was born Nov, 4, 1921, in Sanborn, the son of the late Anthony and Lillian (Hoppe) Lecher .
Livery Laborers Lament Lardy Lovers' Lecherous Liasons.
Nicky Lecher from The Paint Mixer .
UPD Suspect, Robert E Lecher, III, (39).
Loyal to Houghton Mifflin, Lecherous Protagonists.
Insatiable links lecher Tiger Woods was in bed with an underwear-model mistress when he learned his beloved dad had died, according to a bombshell report.
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