Definition of "lascivious" []

  • Given to or expressing lust; lecherous. (adjective)
  • Exciting sexual desires; salacious. (adjective)
  • Lustful; lecherous (adjective)

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  • Exciting sexual desire (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "lascivious" in a sentence
  • "You do not participate in lascivious deviant sexual behavior"
  • "As the narrator cleans the mansion of his dead employer, the reader learns of Kaji's predilection for cloning dead celebrities and engaging in lascivious acts."
  • "I could undersatnd why the author uses condolence taking the word lascivious into mind."