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[lech-er-uh s] /ˈlɛtʃ ər əs/

given to or characterized by ; lustful.
erotically suggestive; inciting to lust:
lecherous photographs.
characterized by or inciting lechery

c.1300, probably from lecher + -ous; or else from rare Old French lecheros. Related: Lecherously; lecherousness.


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