MEANING: adjective:
1. Lecherous.
2. Salacious.
3. Shifty or tricky.
4. Smooth and slippery.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin lubricus (slippery, smooth). Ultimately from the Indo-European root sleubh- (to slide or slip), which also gave us slip, slop, sloop, sleeve, and lubricate. Earliest documented use: 1584.


LUBRICITOUS - specializing in in grease-and-oil jobs for your upscale car

RUBRICIOUS - tending - overpedantcally - to classify everything

LUMBRICIOUS - having hyperactive fingers or toes