verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for lecher
Dr. Lecher went on with his pantomime speech, contented, untroubled.
I knew the fellow for years and years, and he was a lecher to the very last.The Satyricon, Complete|Petronius Arbiter
Before the time had run out Dr. Lecher was on his feet again.
This was applause from the enemy, for Lecher himself, like Wolf, was an Obstructionist.
Wolf was now appeased, and withdrew his own thousand-times-offered motion, and Dr. Lecher's was voted upon—and lost.
British Dictionary definitions for lecher
Word Origin for lecher
Word Origin and History for lecher
"man given to excessive sexual indulgence," late 12c., from Old French lecheor (Modern French lécheur) "one living a life of debauchery," especially "one given to sexual indulgence," literally "licker," agent noun from lechier "to lick, to live in debauchery or gluttony," from Frankish *likkon or some other Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *likkojan "to lick" or some other Germanic source (see lick). The Old French feminine form was lechiere. Middle English, meanwhile, had lickestre "female who licks;" figuratively "a pleasure seeker," literally "lickster."