salacity


salacity

adjective

  1. lustful or lecherous.
  2. (of writings, pictures, etc.) obscene; grossly indecent.

adjective

  1. having an excessive interest in sex
  2. (of books, magazines, etc) erotic, bawdy, or lewd

adj.1660s, from Latin salax (genitive salacis) “lustful,” probably originally “fond of leaping,” as in a male animal leaping on a female in sexual advances, from salire “to leap” (see salient (adj.)). Earliest form of the word in English is salacity (c.1600). Related: Salaciously; salaciousness.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

36 queries 2.218