- The definition of a lecher is a person who has a large or disgusting interest in sexual activity.
An example of a lecher is someone who constantly needs to have sex.
Origin of lecherMiddle English lechoure ; from Old French lecheur ; from lechier, to live a debauched life, literally , lick ; from Frankish an unverified form lekkon, akin to German lecken, to lick
Origin of lecherMiddle English, from Old French lecheor, from lechier, to lick, to live in debauchery, of Germanic origin; see leigh- in Indo-European roots.
- A lecherous person (almost always male).
(third-person singular simple present lechers, present participle lechering, simple past and past participle lechered)
- To practice lewdness.
From Middle English lechour, from Old French lecheor (“glutton, sensualist, libertine") , from lecher (“to lick, live in gluttony or sensuality").