English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'lecherous'

(of a man) having or showing strong and uncontrolled sexual desire
In Greek myth, the nymph Daphne transformed into a laurel tree to escape Apollo's lecherous advances.
He can't stop himself from having lustful thoughts.
randy (informal, mainly British)
It was extremely hot and I was feeling rather randy.
raunchy (informal)
a raunchy movie
The embattled mayor apologized for making lewd remarks to reporters.
His eldest son was a wanton youth and a disappointment to him.
Their passion became inflamed and their carnal desires ran wild.
, ,
our prurient fascination with sexual scandals
The man was lascivious, sexually perverted and insatiable.
He let his libidinous imagination run away with him.
alarming stories of licentious behaviour
lubricious (literary)
, ,
goatish (archaic, literary)
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of carnal
of a sexual or sensual nature
Their passion became inflamed and their carnal desires ran wild.
in the sense of concupiscent
randy (informal, British),
horny (slang),
lickerish (archaic)
in the sense of lascivious
showing or producing sexual desire
The man was lascivious, sexually perverted and insatiable.

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