libido for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD (lɪbiːdoʊ)
Word forms: libidos
A person's libido is the part of their personality that is considered to cause their emotional, especially sexual, desires. ⇒ A flagging libido and a drop in sexual performance are all part of the ageing process. ⇒ Lack of sleep is a major factor in loss of libido.