[ loo-brish-uhs ]
/ luˈbrɪʃ əs /
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arousing or expressive of sexual desire; lustful; lecherous.
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OTHER WORDS FROM lubricious
lu·bri·cious·ly, adverbnon·lu·bri·cious, adjectivenon·lu·bri·cious·ly, adverbnon·lu·bri·cious·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH lubriciouslubricious , lubricous
Words nearby lubricious
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Example sentences from the Web for lubricious
Easy to forget now, in the lubricious wake of novels such as “Couples,” that this posture is where he started calling from.
He turned back to Ugolini to see the little cardinal was also, with a lubricious smile, watching Sophia.The Saracen: The Holy War|Robert Shea
British Dictionary definitions for lubricious
/ (luːˈbrɪʃəs) /
formal, or literary lewd, lascivious
rare oily or slippery
Derived forms of lubriciouslubriciously or lubricously, adverb
Word Origin for lubricious
C16: from Latin lūbricus
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