Definitions

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

  • adjective Having or exhibiting lustful desires; lascivious.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Characterized by lust or lewdness; having or arising from an eager appetite for sexual indulgence; lustful; lewd; also, fitted to excite lustful desire.
  • Synonyms Prurient, concupiscent. See list under lascivious.

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

  • adjective Having lustful desires; characterized by lewdness; sensual; lascivious.

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

  • adjective Having lustful desires; characterized by lewdness; sensual; lascivious.

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

  • adjective driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Old French libidineux, from Latin libīdinōsus, from libīdō, libīdin-, lust, desire; see libido.]

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Latin libidinosus, from libido ‘lust’.

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  • Does this word mean act in a proper way?

    October 5, 2011

  • Yes if you're in a bawdy house.

    October 6, 2011