Are we in for another overhyped, overdramatized extravaganza that does little more than feed our appetite for salacious fare?
I mean, calling it that is probably why people are expecting it to be salacious and along the lines of what the book was.
Just last week, it was revealed that Miss Blankenship has her own salacious secrets.
Hummingbirds is a salacious novel about an elite Manhattan prep school—written by a teacher at an elite Manhattan prep school.
The 1991 singles ad in an Orange County, California magazine was as salacious as it was straightforward.
The chief resurrectionist was one Abraham Hay-ward, known as a teller of salacious stories at the Athenaeum.
Similarly, the word "salacious," or lustful, had this origin.
Mr. Hewitt, of Birmingham, tells me that the common hen prefers a salacious cock, but is quite indifferent to colour.
"It takes a nasty, salacious mind to make that kind of separation," I said.
Fromentin was singing,—a ribald marching song, an unprintable thing, salacious and vilifying the Boches.
1660s, from Latin salax (genitive salacis) "lustful," probably originally "fond of leaping," as in a male animal leaping on a female in sexual advances, from salire "to leap" (see salient (adj.)). Earliest form of the word in English is salacity (c.1600). Related: Salaciously; salaciousness.