lubricity
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /luːˈbɹɪsɪti/
Noun

lubricity

  1. Slipperiness, oiliness.
    • 1983, Robert Drewe, The Bodysurfers, Penguin 2009, p. 42:
      Though her lubricity made it redundant, Anthea passed him the oil to caress her thighs.
  2. Evasiveness, shiftiness.
  3. Lasciviousness; propensity to lewdness
    Synonyms: lechery, wantonness
    • In one epoch lubricity, in another fanaticism, in a third dulness and a dead-alive copying of the past, are the faults which criticism finds to attack.
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