[ li-bid-n-uh s ]
/ lɪˈbɪd n əs /


full of sexual lust; lustful; lewd; lascivious.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the libido.

Origin of libidinous

1400–50; late Middle English lybydynous < Latin libīdinōsus willful, lustful, equivalent to libīdin- (stem of libīdō) libido + -ōsus -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for libidinous

/ (lɪˈbɪdɪnəs) /


characterized by excessive sexual desire
of or relating to the libido

Derived forms of libidinous

libidinously, adverblibidinousness, noun
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Medical definitions for libidinous

[ lĭ-bĭdn-əs ]


Having or exhibiting lustful desires; lascivious.
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