- a lecherous desire or craving.
- a lecher.
- any strong desire or liking.
- to behave like a lecher (often followed by for or after).
Origin of letch
Related Words for lechesCasanova, libertine, debaucher, playboy, rake, philanderer, Romeo, gigolo, reprobate, stud, womanizer, Lothario, swinger, satyr, roue, lady-killer
Examples from the Web for leches
Historical Examples of leches
Leches white with an antelope of redde corven theryn, a crowne about his neck with a cheyne of golde.
Leches in hundreds fed securely beside them, for they have learned only to keep out of bow-shot, or two hundred yards.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa
- 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)
- a variant spelling of lech
Word Origin for letch
- (intr usually foll by after) to behave lecherously (towards); lust (after)
- a lecherous act or indulgence
Word Origin for lech
"Celtic monumental stone," 1768, from Welsh llech, cognate with Gaelic and Irish leac (see cromlech).
"yen, strong desire" (especially sexual), 1796, variant of letch. Meaning "a lecher" is by 1943.