Letchy vs Letch - What's the difference?

letchy | letch |


As an adjective letchy

is .

As a noun letch is

(archaic) strong desire; passion or letch can be a stream or pool in boggy land or letch can be .

As a verb letch is

.

letchy

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • letch

    English

    Alternative forms

    * lech

    Etymology 1

    See (lech), (lecher).

    Noun

    (es)
  • (archaic) Strong desire; passion.
  • Some people have a letch for unmasking impostors, or for avenging the wrongs of others. — De Quincey.
  • (informal) Someone with an overly strong sexual desire.
  • Etymology 2

    From loec'' - later ''lache'', variant ''letch - for example Sandy's Letch located east of Annitsford in Northumberland.

    Noun

    (es)
  • A stream or pool in boggy land.
  • Etymology 3

    Noun

    (es)
  • Verb

    (es)
  • (Webster 1913)