He turned a liquorish eye upon me, and murmured, between the puffs of smoke, "What might ye be wantin' of him?"
Is it because a liquorish palate, or a sweet-tooth, as they call it, is not consistent with the sanctity of his character?
Vainly do I wait for you in de Zwaen, and I draw evil forebodings from this liquorish living.
A liquorish sentimentality is the ever-threatening rock upon which the bark of young American novelists goes to pieces.
liquorish, now usually spelled lickerish, is allied to lecherous, and has no connection with liquor or with liquorice.
Many and great are the injuries of which some men are guilty towards others, for the sake of gratifying some liquorish appetite.
It's too faint for 'bacca-leaves, and it ain't sweet enough for liquorish.
It is not permitted to ferment more than half a day, because it would not be so liquorish.
The liquorish tailor listened greedily, expecting to hear of the means whereby his condition would be so wonderfully amended.
Are its gaieties mere41 febrile imaginings of liquorish dreamers?
"fond of delicious fare," c.1500, from Middle English likerous "pleasing to the palate" (late 13c.), from Anglo-French *likerous, Old French licherous (see lecherous). Unlike the French word, it generally kept close to its literal sense.