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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. characterized by lust;
- Example: "eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer"
- Example: "her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature"
- Example: "prurient literature"
- Example: "prurient thoughts"
- Example: "a salacious rooster of a little man"
[syn: lubricious, lustful, prurient, salacious]

2. suggestive of or tending to moral looseness;
- Example: "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"
- Example: "an indecent gesture"
- Example: "obscene telephone calls"
- Example: "salacious limericks"
[syn: lewd, obscene, raunchy, salacious]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Salacious \Sa*la"cious\, n. [L. salax, -acis, fond of leaping, lustful, fr. salire to leap. See Salient.] Having a propensity to venery; lustful; lecherous. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] -- Sa*la"cious*ly, adv. -- Sa*la"cious*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

salacious adj 1: characterized by lust; "eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer"; "her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature"; "prurient literature"; "prurient thoughts"; "a salacious rooster of a little man" [syn: lubricious, lustful, prurient, salacious] 2: suggestive of or tending to moral looseness; "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks" [syn: lewd, obscene, raunchy, salacious]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

71 Moby Thesaurus words for "salacious": Fescennine, Rabelaisian, animal, aphrodisiomaniacal, bawdy, blue, carnal, clitoromaniacal, concupiscent, dirty, ejaculatory, erotic, eroticomaniacal, erotomaniacal, fast, filthy, fleshly, foul, foul-mouthed, foul-spoken, foul-tongued, fulsome, goatish, gynecomaniacal, horny, hot, hot-blooded, hysteromaniacal, impure, incontinent, itching, ithyphallic, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, libertine, libidinous, lickerish, lubricious, lurid, lustful, nasty, nymphomaniacal, obscene, offensive, orgasmic, orgastic, passionate, pornographic, priapic, prurient, randy, raunchy, ribald, satyric, scurrile, scurrilous, sensual, sex-starved, sexual, sexy, smoking-room, smutty, steamy, sultry, unchaste, unclean, unprintable, unrepeatable, unsatisfied, vile