What does the word luscious mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Lusciously.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Lusciousness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Rich, sweet, and delicious; excessively sweet.

Usage examples for luscious

  1. Then on the other side of the field there was a deep, dry ditch under great curtains of blackberry bushes, which in autumn bore luscious fruit. – An Isle in the Water by Katharine Tynan
  2. It was a luscious sight. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  3. It was a scene of contentment, and the berries, dripping with fresh raindrops, looked luscious indeed as he feasted. – The Jonathan Papers by Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris