AskDefine | Define luscious

Dictionary Definition

luscious adj
1 having strong sexual appeal; "juicy barmaids"; "a red-hot mama"; "a voluptuous woman" [syn: juicy, red-hot, voluptuous]
2 extremely pleasing to the sense of taste [syn: delectable, delicious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy]

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English

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Adjective

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  1. sweet and pleasant; delicious
    • Her lips were like two luscious beefsteaks (Thompson; 1863)
    • There were lovely patches of greensward all about, with stately trees bearing rich and luscious fruits. (Baum; 1900)
  2. sexually appealing; seductive
    • With one hand he gently disclosed the lips of that luscious mouth of nature (Cleland; 1749)
  3. obscene
    • Hitherto I had been indebted only to the girls of the house for the corruption of my innocence: their luscious talk, in which modesty was far from respected (Cleland; 1749)

Translations

sweet and pleasant
  • Dutch: smaakvol, zoet, delicieus
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