from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Appealing to or stimulating sexual desire; lascivious.
- adj. Lustful; bawdy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Promoting sexual desire or lust.
- adj. Lascivious, bawdy, obscene, lewd.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Having a propensity to venery; lustful; lecherous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Lustful; lecherous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characterized by lust
- adj. suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
Starting with “Married With Children”, the Fox network has always been the leader in salacious programming.
Not that the sex is positive; while it has a certain salacious appeal, Auto Focus captures that sense of steadily-declining standards that marks the truly obsessed.
Kind of like the word salacious during the Clinton impeachment area.
In an era when memoirs are often characterized by salacious confessions, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin restores a refreshing element of innocence to the genre in Wait Till Next Year….
I thought it was going to be salacious photograph .... but that would be turning the word salacious on its head
Yet if this was reason enough for the failure of Egyptian writers to indulge in the kind of salacious detail that the Greeks and the Romans so relished, then there was also a broader cultural explanation.
And while it has been marketed as "salacious," aside from a few anecdotes about players hooking up with local girls (some not of legal age) and a slew of raunchy actions in the clubhouse, McCarthy left a lot out.
Some activists are pressing hard on the "Foley Child Molestor" talking points because they believe this kind of salacious description is what it will take to win points in the next election.
Late last month the venerable New York Times was in the cross hairs and, before that, campaign manager Rick Davis dubbed as "salacious" the media's vetting of Sarah Palin that so clearly hadn't been done by McCain himself.
Which I am sure is not any kind of salacious double entendre, and instead refers to those glowy tubes you buy at a rave.