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  • adj. Having a smooth surface; slippery.
  • adj. lascivious; wanton; lewd

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a smooth surface; slippery.
  • adj. Lascivious; wanton; lewd.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a smooth surface; slippery; hence, voluble; glib.
  • Unsteady; wavering.
  • Lascivious; wanton; lewd.


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Latin lubricus.


  • Less than a decade later, in a new "lubric and adult'rous age," after the World War, he rose from Teddington to Mayfair, like Ganymede ascending to Olympus, becoming the spokesman for all that was daring, outré, brash.

    Whipped Cream

  • What of those sensuous waltzes, those lubric bits of schramm-musik which have come from Vienna?

    Europe After 8:15

  • He turned his head toward her and literally collided with a pair of lubric eyes under a narrow forehead and thick, straight hair, parted in the middle.

    The Underdogs, a Story of the Mexican Revolution

  • The lubric enlacements of the branches, dilated crevices and cleft mosses, the coupling of the diverse beings of the wood, disappear; the tears of the leaves whipped by the wind are dried; the white abscesses of the clouds are resorbed into the grey of the sky; and -- in an awful silence -- the incubi and succubi pass.


  • Force, fraud, cunning, and all lubric arts and artifices, even the beguilements of rhetoric, found no favor with him, as modes of warfare or means of victory.

    Eulogy on Chief-Justice Chase Delivered by William M. Evarts before the Alumni of Dartmouth College, at Hanover

  • "I heard he was considering a career supplying lubric ..."

    Boing Boing


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