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lubricious

[loo-brish-uh s] /luˈbrɪʃ əs/
adjective
1.
arousing or expressive of sexual desire; lustful; lecherous.
2.
Origin of lubricious
1575-1585
1575-85; lubric + -ious
Related forms
lubriciously, adverb
nonlubricious, adjective
nonlubriciously, adverb
nonlubriciousness, noun
unlubricious, adjective
Can be confused
lubricious, lubricous.
Synonyms
1. lascivious, libidinous, pornographic, obscene.
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Examples from the Web for lubricious
Contemporary Examples
  • Easy to forget now, in the lubricious wake of novels such as “Couples,” that this posture is where he started calling from.

Historical Examples
  • He turned back to Ugolini to see the little cardinal was also, with a lubricious smile, watching Sophia.

British Dictionary definitions for lubricious

lubricious

/luːˈbrɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
(formal or literary) lewd, lascivious
2.
(rare) oily or slippery
Derived Forms
lubriciously, lubricously, adverb
Word Origin
C16: from Latin lūbricus
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