[lik-er-ish] /ˈlɪk ər ɪʃ/
fond of and eager for choice food.
lecherous or lustful
appetizing or tempting
“fond of delicious fare,” c.1500, from Middle English likerous “pleasing to the palate” (late 13c.), from Anglo-French *likerous, Old French licherous (see lecherous). Unlike the French word, it generally kept close to its literal sense.
[lik-i-tee-split] /ˈlɪk ɪ tiˈsplɪt/ adverb, Informal. 1. at great speed; rapidly: to travel lickety-split. /ˈlɪkɪtɪˈsplɪt/ adverb 1. (US & Canadian, informal) very quickly; speedily adj. 1852, American English (earlier lickety-cut, lickety-click, and simply licketie, 1817), from lick (n.1) in dialectal sense “very fast sprint in a race” (1809) on the notion of a “lick” as […]
[lik-ing] /ˈlɪk ɪŋ/ noun 1. Informal. 2. the act of a person or thing that licks. [lik] /lɪk/ verb (used with object) 1. to pass the tongue over the surface of, as to moisten, taste, or eat (often followed by up, off, from, etc.): to lick a postage stamp; to lick an ice-cream cone. 2. […]
[lik-ing] /ˈlɪk ɪŋ/ noun 1. a river in E Kentucky, flowing NW to the Ohio River. 320 miles (515 km) long.
noun 1. the astronomical observatory of the University of California, situated on Mount Hamilton, near San Jose, California, and having a 120-inch (3-meter) reflecting telescope and a 36-inch (91-cm) refracting telescope.