[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).
a variant spelling of lech
“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.”
/ˈlɛtʃwəθ; -ˌwɜːθ/ noun 1. a town in SE England, in N Hertfordshire: the first garden city in Great Britain (founded in 1903). Pop: 32 932 (2001)
[let-doun] /ˈlɛtˌdaʊn/ noun 1. a decrease in volume, force, energy, etc.: a letdown in sales; a general letdown of social barriers. 2. disillusionment, discouragement, or disappointment: The job was a letdown. 3. depression; deflation: He felt a terrible letdown at the end of the play. 4. the accelerated movement of milk into the mammary glands […]
- Let down easy
see under let someone down
- Let drop
Also, let fall. Utter a word or hint, either casually or inadvertently. For example, He let drop the fact that he’d decided to run for office, or She let fall some bits of gossip about the other teachers. [ Late 1500s ]