lecherousness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lecherousness a strong sexual desire
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lecherousness The state or quality of being lecherous.
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Usage

In literature:

You female lechers in the plain countries have no such tails.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
In them courage is cruel, and love is lecherous.
"The Blue Flower, and Others" by Henry van Dyke
Sparing niggardliness will keep a glutton from dainty fish, and covetousness will confine a lecher from a costly whore.
"Essays and Miscellanies" by Plutarch
He came early; he stayed late; he could not pass a restaurant; he looked with a lecherous eye upon every wine shop.
"The Innocents Abroad" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Was he not called, by his very soldiers, on one of his triumphant entries into Rome, the bald-pated lecher?
"Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
Chang, whose lecherous intentions had been the cause of all, was sentenced to a heavy fine.
"Eastern Shame Girl" by Charles Georges Souli
How sayest thou," said the old lecher; "wilt thou?
"The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream'" by Compiled by Frank Sidgwick
In a pretty village of Picardy, there lived formerly a cure of a lecherous disposition.
"One Hundred Merrie And Delightsome Stories" by Various
Only his eyes were visible, but they were bestial and lecherous.
"A Pagan of the Hills" by Charles Neville Buck
They asserted his lecherous character; he referred to statistics.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
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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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