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salacious

Legal Definition of salacious

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Definition of salacious

Etymology

    From Latin salāx (“provocative, lustful”) from saliō (“leap, jump; copulate”).

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃəs

Adjective

salacious (comparative more salacious, superlative most salacious)

  1. Promoting sexual desire or lust.
  2. Lascivious or bawdy.
  3. Obscene or lewd.

Derived terms

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