- a. Full of or displaying sexual desire: “They fell immediately into an orgy of lubricious kissing” (Joseph Heller).b. Sexually stimulating; salacious: a book of lubricious photographs.
- Having a slippery or smooth quality: “Throughout the empire a lubricious glaze of venality came to coat every governmental surface” (Cullen Murphy).
Origin of lubriciousAlteration of lubricous, from Latin l&umacron;bricus, slippery; see sleubh- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more lubricious, superlative most lubricious)
Latin lubricus (“slippery")