LUS'CIOUS, adjective [I know not the origin and affinities of this word.]
1. Sweet or rich so as to cloy or nauseate; sweet to excess; as luscious food.
2. Very sweet; delicious; grateful to the taste.
And raisins keep their luscious native taste.
3. Pleasing; delightful.
He will bait him in with the luscious proposal of some gainful purchase.
4. Fullsome; as luscious flattery.
5. Smutty; obscene. [Unusual.]