salacious


salacious
salaciously, adv.salaciousness, salacity /seuh las"i tee/, n.
/seuh lay"sheuhs/, adj.
1. lustful or lecherous.
2. (of writings, pictures, etc.) obscene; grossly indecent.
[1635-45; < L salaci- (s. of salax) lustful (deriv. of salire to jump, move spasmodically, spurt; see SALIENT, SALTATION) + -OUS]
Syn. 1. lewd, wanton, lascivious, libidinous. 2. pornographic.
Ant. 1. modest.

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Universalium. 2010.

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