[loo-brish-uh s] /luˈbrɪʃ əs/
arousing or expressive of sexual desire; lustful; lecherous.
(formal or literary) lewd, lascivious
(rare) oily or slippery
[loo-bris-i-tee] /luˈbrɪs ɪ ti/ noun, plural lubricities. 1. oily smoothness, as of a surface; slipperiness. 2. ability to ; capacity for : the wonderful lubricity of this new oil. 3. instability; shiftiness; fleeting nature: the lubricity of fame and fortune. 4. lewdness; lustfulness: lasciviousness; salaciousness. 5. something that arouses lasciviousness, especially pornography. /luːˈbrɪsɪtɪ/ noun 1. […]
[loo-bri-kuh s] /ˈlu brɪ kəs/ adjective 1. (of a surface, coating, etc.) having an oily smoothness; slippery. 2. unstable; shifty; fleeting. 3. . adj. 1530s, “lascivious,” from Latin lubricus “slippery, smooth,” from lubricus “slippery” (see lubricant (adj.)). Literal meaning “slippery, oily” is from 1650s in English; figurative sense of “shifty, elusive” is from 1640s. Also […]
/ˌluːbrɪˈtɔːrɪəm/ noun (pl) -ria (-rɪə) 1. (mainly US) a place, as in a service station, for the lubrication of motor vehicles n. “place where automobiles are greased,” 1928; from lubrication + ending from auditorium. Mentioned as an overworked suffix in the late 1920s; Mencken also lists infantorium, shavatorium, restatorium, hatatorium, and odditorium (“a slide-show”).
[loo-boo m-bah-shee] /lʊˈbʊm bɑ ʃi/ noun 1. a city in the S Democratic Republic of the Congo. [shah-buh] /ˈʃɑ bə/ noun 1. a province in the SE Democratic Republic of the Congo: important mining area. 191,878 sq. mi. (496,964 sq. km). Capital: Lubumbashi. /ˌluːbʊmˈbæʃɪ/ noun 1. a city in the S Democratic Republic of Congo […]