[ luhst-fuh l ]
/ ˈlʌst fəl /


full of or motivated by lust, greed, or the like: He was an emperor lustful of power.
having strong sexual desires; lecherous; libidinous.
Archaic. lusty.

Origin of lustful

before 900; Middle English, Old English; see lust, -ful

Related forms

lust·ful·ly, adverblust·ful·ness, nounun·lust·ful, adjectiveun·lust·ful·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for lustful


/ (ˈlʌstfʊl) /


driven by lust
archaic vigorous or lusty

Derived Forms

lustfully, adverblustfulness, noun
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