Luscious

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Lus"cious
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  1. Sweet; delicious; very grateful to the taste; toothsome; excessively sweet or rich."And raisins keep their luscious, native taste." [Dryden.]
  2. Cloying; fulsome."He had a tedious, luscious way of talking." [Jeffrey.]
  3. Gratifying a depraved sense; obscene.(R)

Etymology: Prob. for lustious, fr. lusty, or perh. a corruption of luxurious. Cf. Lush Lusty

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  1. Having strong sexual appeal
  2. Extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
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From earlier lushious, lussyouse (“luscious, richly sweet, delicious”), a corruption of *lustious, from lusty (“pleasant, delicious”) +‎ -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.

Alternative etymology connects luscious to a Middle English term: lucius, an alteration of licious, believed to be a shortening of delicious. See delicious.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Luscious

Simply Luscious is a wrestler. Simply was born in San Antonio, Texas, US.

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Fun Facts about the name Luscious

  • How Popular is the name Luscious? Luscious is the 82,746th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Luscious have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Luscious in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Luscious? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Luscious first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Luscious is Wednesday, April 19th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Luscious born? The highest recorded use of the first name Luscious was in 1986 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Luscious: Your name in reverse order is Suoicsul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ociuluss. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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