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Meaning of LUSCIOUS

Pronunciation:  'lushus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having strong sexual appeal; "juicy barmaids"; "a red-hot mama"; "a voluptuous woman"
  2. [adj]  extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
 

LUSCIOUS is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: delectable, delicious, juicy, pleasant-tasting, red-hot, scrumptious, sexy, tasteful, toothsome, voluptuous, yummy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lus"cious\, a. [Prob. for lustious, fr. lusty, or
perh. a corruption of luxurious. Cf. {Lush}, {Lusty}.]
1. Sweet; delicious; very grateful to the taste; toothsome;
   excessively sweet or rich.

         And raisins keep their luscious, native taste.
                                               --Dryden.

2. Cloying; fulsome.

         He had a tedious, luscious way of talking.
                                               --Jeffrey.

3. Gratifying a depraved sense; obscene. [R.] --Steele. --
   {Lus"cious*ly}, adv. -- {Lus"cious*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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