American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Lascivious; lecherous.
- adj. Greedy; desirous.
- adj. Archaic Relishing good food.
- adj. Obsolete Arousing hunger; appetizing.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- adj. Eager; craving; urged by desire; eager to taste or enjoy; greedy.
- adj. Lecherous; lustful.
- adj. Tempting the appetite; dainty.
GNU Webster's 1913
- Middle English likerous, perhaps from Old French lecheor, lekier; see lecher. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“lickerish" and pep'mints; it was as much as I could do to help asking him.”
“I doubt Marquis Balastro would kidnap you and torture you or offer you lickerish Algarvian lasses to find out what Hadadezer had to say.”
“Face a good oval, rather full in flesh, forehead square, without particular strength, a nose that was never unaccompanied by good taste and understanding, and mouth a little lickerish; -- the incarnation of the popular idea of a bank-president.”
“_ Of a man who was married to a woman so lascivious and lickerish, that”
“And yet Madam Choteaux was not a lickerish, or even immodest woman.”
“Paul is not a steer, if he is a negro, and Sally is a bouncing, fine looking wench -- with just enough negro in her to make her lickerish.”
“A tray full of hot seal entrails, a bowl of coagulated blood, and putrid fish are not very inviting or lickerish to ordinary mortals, yet they have their analogue in the dish of some farmers who eat a preparation of pig's bowels known as "chitterlings," and in the blood-puddings and Limburger cheese of the Germans.”
“Of a man who was married to a woman so lascivious and lickerish, that I believe she must have been born in a stove or half a league from the summer sun, for no man, however well he might work, could satisfy her; and how her husband thought to punish her, and the answer she gave him.”
“I cough sometimes in the winter-weather, and father gives me lickerish -- I mean -- I mean -- he used to.”
“The student should carefully distinguish the three words lickerish [tempting to the appetite, causing one to lick one's lips], liquorish (which is really meaningless) and liquorice (= licorice = Lat. glycyrrhiza), a plant with a sweet root.”
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