Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Excessive interest in or indulgence in sexual activity.
  • noun A lecherous act.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Sensuality; free indulgence of carnal appetite; lewdness.
  • noun Pleasure; delight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Free indulgence of lust; excessive indulgence in sexual relations; -- used mostly of men.
  • noun obsolete Selfish pleasure; delight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Inordinate indulgence in sexual activity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity

Etymologies

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Old French and Anglo-Norman lecherie.

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