noun, plural lu·bric·i·ties.
Examples from the Web for lubricity
He is teres et rotundas; strokes fly from the lubricity of his polish, and the shiftings of his circular formation.Tomlinsoniana|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A little more of this lubricity and there will have to be a new and resolute sifting at the fords.Judges and Ruth|Robert A. Watson
To be sure he had for a time captured the ear of a few of our officers who were misled by his lubricity and perpetual smiles.The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley
Nor can I see the object of modernising the "Stomach Dance," save to impart an extra dose of lubricity into the subject.Oscar Wilde|Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
A young constitution still resisted the inroads of lubricity.The Magic Skin|Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for lubricity
Word Origin for lubricity
Word Origin and History for lubricity
late 15c., "lasciviousness," from Middle French lubricité or directly from Latin lubricitatem (nominative lubricitas), from lubricus "slippery" (see lubricant (adj.)). Sense of "oiliness, smoothness" is from 1540s; figurative sense of "shiftiness" is from 1610s.