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.
unrestrained, excessive indulgence of sexual desires; gross sensuality; lewdness
Origin of lecheryMiddle English lecherie ; from Old French ; from lecheur, lecher
- Excessive interest in or indulgence in sexual activity.
- A lecherous act.
Old French and Anglo-Norman lecherie.