Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Excessive indulgence in sexual activity; lewdness.
  • n. A lecherous act.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Inordinate indulgence in sexual activity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Free indulgence of lust; excessive indulgence in sexual relations; -- used mostly of men.
  • n. Selfish pleasure; delight.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Sensuality; free indulgence of carnal appetite; lewdness.
  • n. Pleasure; delight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity

Etymologies

Old French and Anglo-Norman lecherie. (Wiktionary)

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