- Lechery is defined as excessive or unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity or inappropriate sexual desires.
Old men lusting after and pursuing young women is an example of lechery.
lechery definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. lecheries
unrestrained, excessive indulgence of sexual desires; gross sensuality; lewdness
Origin: Middle English lecherie ; from Old French ; from lecheur, lecher
lechery definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. lech·er·ies
- Excessive indulgence in sexual activity; lewdness.
- A lecherous act.