American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Variant of lubricious.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as lubric.
- Having a smooth, slippery surface, appearing as if oiled or varnished, as certain algæ and the elytra of certain Coleoptera.
- adj. mycology, biology slimy to the touch.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Lubric.
“The skin is lubricous, the flesh is soft and insipid and the fish often grows to the size of a man.”
“Pause for a few minutes of lubricous sound effects followed by a sigh...”
“Fit to suck blood, with lubricous round rings, 185”
“His search for sexual liberation brought forth lubricous playgirls who were as threatening as they were seductive — nineteenth-century repressions died hard.”
“We should be wary how we ascribe such lubricous thoughts to worms of the earth like ourselves; “but if a man sin against the Lord, who shall entreat for him?””
“As a poet he was the first to strike in Spanish the true lyrical and subjective note, revealing unblushingly his own inner man in his scabrous "Libro de buen amor", which is in part an account of his lubricous love adventures.”
“Ben's h's became more lubricous with his rising indignation.”
“Dollar, its ecstasy in the mere thought of the Dollar -- there has been nothing like it in the world in any age or country, nothing so coarse, nothing so lubricous, nothing so bestial, except a French novel's attitude towards adultery.”
“His position was lubricous as he drove over the rough ground, shaking the squaw and the old man well.”
“The great patriot, as usual, related his lubricous, equivocal anecdotes without troubling himself very much as to whether ladies were present or not.”
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