[ lech ]
/ lɛtʃ /
a lecherous desire or craving.
any strong desire or liking.
verb (used without object)
to behave like a lecher (often followed by for or after).
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Origin of letch
First recorded in 1790–1800; probably back formation from lecher
Words nearby letch
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British Dictionary definitions for letches
/ (lɛtʃ) /
a variant spelling of lech
Word Origin for letch
C18: perhaps back formation from lecher
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