Origin of lickerish
Examples 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
Word Origin for lickerish
Word Origin and History 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.