Luscious vs Lascious - What's the difference?

luscious | lascious |


As adjectives the difference between luscious and lascious

is that luscious is sweet and pleasant; delicious while lascious is (obsolete) loose; lascivious.

luscious

English

Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • sweet and pleasant; delicious
  • * 1863 , H.S. Thompson, Down by the River Liv'd a Maiden
  • Her lips were like two luscious beefsteaks
  • * 1900 , L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz
  • There were lovely patches of greensward all about, with stately trees bearing rich and luscious fruits.
  • sexually appealing; seductive
  • * 1749 , John Cleland, Memoirs of Fanny Hill: A New and Genuine Edition from the Original Text
  • With one hand he gently disclosed the lips of that luscious mouth of nature
  • obscene
  • * 1749 , John Cleland, Memoirs of Fanny Hill: A New and Genuine Edition from the Original Text
  • Hitherto I had been indebted only to the girls of the house for the corruption of my innocence: their luscious talk, in which modesty was far from respected

    lascious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) loose; lascivious
  • To depaint lascious wantonness. — Holland.
    (Webster 1913)