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Definition of "lascivious" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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."