[ lik-er-ish ]
/ ˈlɪk ər ɪʃ /
fond of and eager for choice food.
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Origin of lickerish
OTHER WORDS FROM lickerishlick·er·ish·ly, adverblick·er·ish·ness, noun
Words nearby lickerish
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Example sentences from the Web for lickerish
Onc't they wuz tadpoles about as big as lickerish drops, an' after while legs growed on 'em.The Old Soldiers Story|James Whitcomb Riley
Lickerish, lik′ėr-ish, adj. dainty: eager to taste or enjoy: tempting.
British Dictionary definitions for lickerish
/ (ˈlɪkərɪʃ) /
lecherous or lustful
appetizing or tempting
Derived forms of lickerishlickerishly or liquorishly, adverblickerishness or liquorishness, noun
Word Origin for lickerish
C16: changed from C13 lickerous, via Norman French from Old French lechereus lecherous; see lecher
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