Meaning of “lascivious” in the English Dictionary

"lascivious" in British English

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lasciviousadjective

uk /ləˈsɪv.i.əs/ us /ləˈsɪv.i.əs/ formal disapproving

expressing a strong desire for sexual activity:

a lascivious smile
lasciviously
adverb uk /ləˈsɪv.i.əs.li/ us /ləˈsɪv.i.əs.li/
lasciviousness
noun [ U ] uk /ləˈsɪv.i.əs.nəs/ us /ləˈsɪv.i.əs.nəs/

(Definition of “lascivious” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lascivious" in American English

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lasciviousadjective

us /ləˈsɪv·i·əs/ esp. disapproving

(Definition of “lascivious” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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