adjective Archaic.

Nearby words

  1. lubish,
  2. lubitsch,
  3. lubitsch, ernst,
  4. lublin,
  5. lubra,
  6. lubricant,
  7. lubricate,
  8. lubrication,
  9. lubricator,
  10. lubricatory

Origin of lubric

1480–90; < Latin lūbricus slippery, smooth, Medieval Latin: lewd Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for lubric



"smooth, slippery," late 15c., also "lascivious, wanton," from Middle French lubrique (15c.) or directly from Latin lubricus "slippery" (see lubricant (adj.)). Related: Lubrical.

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