来自拉丁语 salax,性欲旺盛的，来自 salire,跳，词源同 salient,sally,result.-acious,形容词后缀， 词源同 sagacious.比喻用法，引申词义性交。
- salacious: see salient
- salacious (adj.)
- 1660s, from Latin salax (genitive salacis) "lustful," probably originally "fond of leaping," as in a male animal leaping on a female in sexual advances, from salire "to leap" (see salient (adj.)). Earliest form of the word in English is salacity (c. 1600). Related: Salaciously; salaciousness.
- 1. The newspapers once again filled their columns with salacious details.
- 2. The male proboscis monkey has a pendulous vaguely salacious Jimmy Durante nose.
- 3. Reiter said Beardsley Alford would not by serving up salacious details of the affair.
[ salacious 造句 ]