lech

[lech]

noun, verb (used without object)


Nearby words

  1. lebrun, albert,
  2. lec,
  3. lecanomancy,
  4. lecce,
  5. leccy,
  6. lechaim,
  7. lechatelierite,
  8. lechayim,
  9. lecher,
  10. lecher wires

letch

or lech

[lech]Slang.

noun

a lecherous desire or craving.
a lecher.
any strong desire or liking.

verb (used without object)

to behave like a lecher (often followed by for or after).

Origin of letch

First recorded in 1790–1800; probably back formation from lecher

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British Dictionary definitions for lech

lech

letch

informal

verb

(intr usually foll by after) to behave lecherously (towards); lust (after)

noun

a lecherous act or indulgence

Word Origin for lech

C19: back formation from lecher

Lech

noun

a river in central Europe, rising in SW Austria and flowing generally north through S Germany to the River Danube. Length: 285 km (177 miles)

letch

verb, noun

a variant spelling of lech

Word Origin for letch

C18: perhaps back formation from lecher

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Word Origin and History for lech
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