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]
[lech-uh-gee-uh; Spanish le-choo-gee-yah] /ˌlɛtʃ əˈgi ə; Spanish ˌlɛ tʃuˈgi yɑ/ noun, plural lechuguillas [lech-uh-gee-uh z; Spanish le-choo-gee-yahs] /ˌlɛtʃ əˈgi əz; Spanish ˌlɛ tʃuˈgi yɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. a semidesert plant, Agave lecheguilla, of Mexico, having a basal rosette of sharply pointed leaves and a very tall flower spike, grown as an ornamental.
- Lech walesa
[vuh-wen-suh] /vəˈwɛn sə/ noun 1. Lech [lek] /lɛk/ (Show IPA), born 1943, Polish labor leader: a leader of Solidarity 1980; president 1990–96; Nobel Peace Prize 1983. /væˈwɛnsə/ noun 1. Lech (lɛç). born 1943, Polish statesman: president of Poland (1990–95); leader of the independent trade union Solidarity 1980–90; Nobel peace prize 1983
[leech-wee] /ˈlitʃ wi/ noun 1. an African antelope, Kobus leche, related to the waterbuck, inhabiting wet, grassy plains: a threatened species.
[French luh seed] /French lə ˈsid/ noun 1. a drama (1636) by Corneille. [sid; Spanish theed] /sɪd; Spanish θid/ noun 1. The (“El Cid Campeador”; Rodrigo Díaz de Bivar) c1040–99, Spanish soldier: hero of the wars against the Moors. 2. (italics) Le, . /sɪd; Spanish θið/ noun 1. El or the. original name Rodrigo Diaz […]