- fond of and eager for choice food.
- greedy; longing.
- lustful; lecherous.
Origin of lickerish
Related Words for lickerishabandoned, animal, carnal, corrupt, debauched, depraved, desirous, disorderly, dissolute, fast, fleshly, impure, incontinent, lascivious, lax, lecherous, lewd, libertine, libidinous, loose
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Historical Examples of lickerish
Lickerish, lik′ėr-ish, adj. dainty: eager to taste or enjoy: tempting.
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
- lecherous or lustful
- greedy; gluttonous
- appetizing or tempting
Word Origin for lickerish
"fond of delicious fare," c.1500, from Middle English likerous "pleasing to the palate" (late 13c.), from Anglo-French *likerous, Old French licherous (see lecherous). Unlike the French word, it generally kept close to its literal sense.