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[loo-brish-uh s]
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  1. arousing or expressive of sexual desire; lustful; lecherous.
  2. lubricous.
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Origin of lubricious

First recorded in 1575–85; lubric + -ious
Related formslu·bri·cious·ly, adverbnon·lu·bri·cious, adjectivenon·lu·bri·cious·ly, adverbnon·lu·bri·cious·ness, nounun·lu·bri·cious, adjective
Can be confusedlubricious lubricous


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1. lascivious, libidinous, pornographic, obscene.
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  • He turned back to Ugolini to see the little cardinal was also, with a lubricious smile, watching Sophia.

British Dictionary definitions for lubricious


lubricous (ˈluːbrɪkəs)

  1. formal, or literary lewd, lascivious
  2. rare oily or slippery
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Derived Formslubriciously or lubricously, adverb

Word Origin

C16: from Latin lūbricus
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