Lick"er*ish, a. [Cf. Lecherous.]

1.

Eager; craving; urged by desire; eager to taste or enjoy; greedy.

"The lickerish palate of the glutton."

Bp. Hall.

2.

Tempting the appetite; dainty.

"Lickerish baits, fit to insnare a brute."

Milton.

3.

lecherous; lustful.

Robert of Brunne.

-- Lick"er*ish*ly, adv. -- Lick"er*ish*ness, n.

 

© Webster 1913.

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