A luscious melon.
An example of something that would be described as luscious is a rich and delicious breakfast.
An example of someone who would be described as luscious is an incredibly sexy supermodel.
A luscious, vivid description.
Origin of luscious
- Middle English lucius alteration of licious perhaps short for delicious delicious delicious
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From earlier lushious, lussyouse (“luscious, richly sweet, delicious"), a corruption of *lustious, from lusty (“pleasant, delicious") +"Ž -ous. Shakespeare uses both lush (short for lushious) and lusty in the selfsame sense: 'How lush and lusty the grass looks'. "”Temp. ii. I.52. See also lush, lusty.