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Meaning of PRURIENT

Pronunciation:  'prûreeunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  characterized by lust; "eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer"; "her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature"; "prurient literature"; "prurient thoughts"; "a salacious rooster of a little man"
 

PRURIENT is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: lubricious, lustful, salacious, sexy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pru"ri*ent\, a. [L. pruries, -entis, p. pr. of prurire
to itch. Cf. {Freeze}.]
Uneasy with desire; itching; especially, having a lascivious
curiosity or propensity; lustful. -- {Pru"ri*ent*ly}, adv.

      The eye of the vain and prurient is darting from object
      to object of illicit attraction.         --I. Taylor.

 

 

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