noun, verb (used without object)
[lech] /lɛtʃ/ Slang.
a lecherous desire or craving.
any strong desire or liking.
verb (used without object)
to behave like a lecher (often followed by for or after).
(intransitive) usually foll by after. to behave lecherously (towards); lust (after)
a lecherous act or indulgence
/lɛk; German lɛç/
a river in central Europe, rising in SW Austria and flowing generally north through S Germany to the River Danube. Length: 285 km (177 miles)
a variant spelling of lech
“Celtic monumental stone,” 1768, from Welsh llech, cognate with Gaelic and Irish leac (see cromlech).
“yen, strong desire” (especially sexual), 1796, variant of letch. Meaning “a lecher” is by 1943.
“craving, longing,” 1796, perhaps a back-formation from lecher, or from a figurative use of latch (v.) in a secondary sense of “grasp, grasp on to.”
: when Henry goes letching after Anne/ keep Junior from leching (1911+)
[fr lecher, lechery, ultimately fr the notion of licking]
/ləˈxɑjim/ interjection 1. a drinking toast noun 2. a small drink with which to toast something or someone
[luh-shaht-l-eer-ahyt] /ləˌʃɑt lˈɪər aɪt/ noun 1. a mineral, an amorphous form of silica formed by the fusion by heat of silica and found in fulgurites.
[luh shaht-l-yey] /lə ˈʃɑt lˌyeɪ/ noun, Physics. 1. the law that if a constraint is applied to a system in equilibrium, the system adjusts to a new equilibrium that tends to counteract the constraint.
[Ashkenazic Hebrew luh-khah-yim; Sephardic Hebrew luh-khah-yeem] /Ashkenazic Hebrew ləˈxɑ yɪm; Sephardic Hebrew lə xɑˈyim/ noun, Hebrew. 1. . [Ashkenazic Hebrew luh-khah-yim; Sephardic Hebrew luh-khah-yeem] /Ashkenazic Hebrew ləˈxɑ yɪm; Sephardic Hebrew lə xɑˈyim/ noun, Hebrew. 1. a toast used in drinking to a person’s health or well-being. /ləˈxɑjim/ interjection, noun 1. a variant spelling of lechaim