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Lecher definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LECH'ER, n.
A man given to lewdness; one addicted, in an exorbitant degree, to the indulgence of the animal appetite, and an illicit commerce with females.
LECH'ER, v.i. to practice lewdness; to indulge lust.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: man with strong sexual desires [syn: satyr, lecher, lech, letch]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English lechour, from Anglo-French lechur, from lecher to lick, live in debauchery, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German leck?n to lick more at lick Date: 13th century a man who engages in lechery

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a lecherous man; a debauchee. Etymology: ME f. OF lecheor etc. f. lechier live in debauchery or gluttony f. Frank., rel. to LICK

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lecher Lech"er, n. [OE. lechur, lechour, OF. lecheor, lecheur, gormand, glutton, libertine, parasite, fr. lechier to lick, F. l['e]cher; of Teutonic origin. See Lick.] A man given to lewdness; one addicted, in an excessive degree, to the indulgence of sexual desire, or to illicit commerce with women.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lecher Lech"er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lechered; p. pr. & vb. n. Lechering.] To practice lewdness.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(lechers) If you describe a man as a lecher, you disapprove of him because you think he behaves towards women in a way which shows he is only interested in them sexually. (INFORMAL) N-COUNT [disapproval]

Moby Thesaurus

Priapus, aphrodisiomaniac, backslider, bad egg, bad lot, black sheep, degenerate, dirty old man, eroticomaniac, erotomaniac, fallen angel, goat, gynecomaniac, heartbreaker, lady-killer, libertine, lost sheep, lost soul, masher, miscreant, old goat, pervert, philander, philanderer, pimp, profligate, recidivist, recreant, reprobate, satyr, scapegrace, seducer, skirt chaser, sorry lot, trollop, whore, whoremaster, whoremonger, wolf, woman chaser



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