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"salacious" in British English

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salaciousadjective

uk   us   /səˈleɪ.ʃəs/ disapproving
causing or ​showing a ​stronginterest in ​sexualmatters: a salacious ​book/​joke/​comment
salaciously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
salaciousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of salacious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"salacious" in American English

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salaciousadjective

 us   /səˈleɪ·ʃəs/
causing or ​showing too much ​interest in ​sexualmatters
(Definition of salacious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “salacious”
in Chinese (Simplified) 淫秽的, 好色的, 淫荡的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 淫穢的, 好色的, 淫蕩的…
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