lech

[ lech ]
/ lɛtʃ /

noun, verb (used without object)

Definition for lech (2 of 2)

letch

or lech

[ lech ]
/ lɛtʃ /
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 (1 of 3)

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

British Dictionary definitions for lech (2 of 3)

Lech

/ (lɛk, German lɛç) /

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)

British Dictionary definitions for lech (3 of 3)

letch

/ (lɛtʃ) /

verb, noun

a variant spelling of lech

Word Origin for letch

C18: perhaps back formation from lecher
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