- 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.
Origin: Middle English lecherie from Old French from lecheur, lecher
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noun pl. lech·er·ies
- Excessive indulgence in sexual activity; lewdness.
- A lecherous act.