noun, verb (used without object)
verb (used without object)
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
Word Origin for letch
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.