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Definition inappropriately excessive in sexual interest or activity — usually said of men
  • He had a lecherous gleam in his eye.
lecherous = an inappropriate sexual interest
  • a lecherous good-for-nothing
  • Hanna took another sip of wine and noticed a forty-something guy staring lecherously at them.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • lecherously = with an inappropriate sexual interest
  • His eyes had a look of fear and of oddly lecherous anticipation.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • "He's also married with a kid, you lecherous homewrecker."
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • Berger yesterday had grinned lecherously at him over a sugar doughnut.
    Judith Guest  --  Ordinary People
  • The more the rhonchial pack talks things out the more lecherous they become.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • The lecherous and depraved old man was delighted with Hungry Joe's split lips and black-and-blue eyes.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Remorseless, treacherous, lecherous, kindless villain.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • She smiled and gave me a slow, lecherous looking over, laughing at my discomfiture.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • He was a wretched king .... vain, drunken, lecherous .... he would have set your sister aside, his own queen .... please ....
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings
  • Remorseless, treacherous, lecherous, kindless villain!
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • Tyler arched his eyebrows lecherously.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • "So it's the hard stuff yer wantin', is it?" he said, grinning lecherously.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • "Follow me, and try to look a shade more lecherous and a shade less like the King's Hand.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Game of Thrones
  • He caught her looking at him and gave her a wink ... a decidedly lecherous one.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • She stood in the speaker's pulpit of an unaired hall and looked at a flat sheet of faces, faces lecherously eager with the sense of their own virtue.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • He winked so lecherously that Granma thought he had spoken and retorted, "Shut up, you sinful ol' goat.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • She complained a good deal about the difficulties of avoiding the lecherous looks and touches of men in the street who could not keep away from her.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • My father compounded with my mother under the dragon's tail, and my nativity was under ursa major; so that it follows I am rough and lecherous.
    William Shakespeare  --  King Lear

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