Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

lubric

[loo-brik]
See more synonyms for lubric on Thesaurus.com
adjective Archaic.
  1. lubricous.
Show More

Origin of lubric

1480–90; < Latin lūbricus slippery, smooth, Medieval Latin: lewd
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Word Origin and History for lubric

adj.

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

Show More
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper