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Meaning of SALACIOUS

Pronunciation:  su'leyshus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  suggestive of or tending to moral looseness; "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks"
  2. [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"
 

SALACIOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: dirty, lewd, lubricious, lustful, obscene, prurient, sexy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sa*la"cious\, n. [L. salax, -acis, fond of leaping,
lustful, fr. salire to leap. See {Salient}.]
Having a propensity to venery; lustful; lecherous. --Dryden.
-- {Sa*la"cious*ly}, adv. -- {Sa*la"cious*ness}, n.

 

 

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