highly pleasing to the taste or smell: luscious peaches.
richly satisfying to the senses or the mind: the luscious style of his poetry.
richly adorned; luxurious: luscious furnishings.
arousing physical, or sexual, desire; voluptuous: a luscious figure.
sweet to excess; cloying.
- lus·cious·ly, adverb
- lus·cious·ness, noun
- o·ver·lus·cious, adjective
- o·ver·lus·cious·ly, adverb
- o·ver·lus·cious·ness, noun
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How to use luscious in a sentence
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British Dictionary definitions for luscious
extremely pleasurable, esp to the taste or smell
- lusciously, adverb
- lusciousness, noun
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