[ lech-er ]
/ ˈlɛtʃ ər /
a man given to excessive sexual indulgence; a lascivious or licentious man.
verb (used without object)
to engage in lechery.
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Or sculpture because from the guiltless marble may be wrought a drunken Silenus or a lechering satyr?The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8|Ambrose Bierce
British Dictionary definitions for lechering
/ (ˈlɛtʃə) /
a promiscuous or lewd man
Word Origin for lecher
C12: from Old French lecheor lecher, from lechier to lick, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German leccōn to lick
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