noun, plural suc·cu·bi [suhk-yuh-bahy] /ˈsʌk yəˌbaɪ/.
Origin of succubus
Examples from the Web for succubus
You know he told me once that he had been attacked by a succubus [female demon].Murder, Sex, and the Writing Life: Norman Mailer’s Biography|Ronald K. Fried|November 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I swear to you that the succubus came, irritant and palpable and most tenacious.
It may be added that the belief in the succubus and incubus appears to be widespread.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
If I did not fear to be indiscreet, I would ask you what kind of thing this succubus was, whose attack you repulsed.
At my side kept always the said Succubus, and her sweet, delectable embrace distilled new ardour into my members.Droll Stories, Complete|Honore de Balzac
Succubus, suk′ū-bus, n. a demon in female form who consorts with men in their sleep—also Succ′uba.
British Dictionary definitions for succubus
noun plural -bi (-ˌbaɪ)
Word Origin for succubus
Word Origin and History for succubus
late 14c., alteration (after incubus) of Late Latin succuba "strumpet," applied to a fiend in female form having intercourse with men in their sleep, from succubare "to lie under," from sub- "under" (see sub-) + cubare "to lie down" (see cubicle).