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Feeling sexual excitement or desire - thesaurus

Synonyms

on the pull

someone who is on the pull is trying to find someone to have sex with

arouse

verb

to make someone feel sexually excited

desire

verb

literary to want someone as a sexual partner

excite

verb

to make someone feel that they want to have sex

want

verb

to feel that you would like to have sex with someone

excited

adjective

feeling that you want to have sex

sexy

adjective

feeling excited or attractive in a sexual way

randy

adjective

informal someone who feels randy wants to have sex or wants to touch someone in a sexual way

frisky

adjective

informal feeling that you want to have sex

hot

adjective

keen to have sex

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arousal

noun

a feeling of being sexually excited

attract

verb

to interest someone in a romantic or sexual way

attraction

noun

the feeling of liking someone, especially in a sexual way

bedroom eyes

noun

informal a way of looking at someone that shows you are sexually attracted to them

desire

noun

formal a strong feeling that you want to have sex with someone

fancy

verb

Britishinformal to feel sexually attracted to someone

fancy someone rotten

to be sexually attracted to someone very strongly

fancy the pants off someone

to think someone is sexually very attractive

fantasize

verb

to imagine having sex with a particular person or in a particular situation

frustrated

adjective

feeling unhappy because of a lack of sex

frustration

noun

an unhappy feeling because of a lack of sex

gag

verb

Britishvery informal to want something very much, especially sex

get off on

to enjoy and become very excited about something, especially in a sexual way

get under someone’s skin

if someone gets under your skin, you are very attracted to them, especially in a sexual way

have an eye for

to consider a particular type of person sexually attractive

have a roving eye

to be always looking for an opportunity to start a new sexual relationship

have designs on someone

to want to have someone as a sexual partner

have the hots for someone

to think someone is sexually attractive and want to have sex with them

horny

adjective

very informal sexually excited

hot to trot

keen to do something, especially to have sex

hungry

adjective

mainly literary hungry eyes, or a hungry mouth, express strong sexual feelings

lascivious

adjective

sexually interested or active in an unpleasant and unwelcome way

lecherous

adjective

behaving in an unpleasant way that shows you are sexually interested in someone

libidinous

adjective

literary expressing strong sexual feelings

libido

noun

formal someone’s feelings of wanting to have sex

licentious

adjective

formal very interested in sex in a way that is unpleasant or offensive

lubricious

adjective

formal expressing an unpleasant and unreasonable interest in sex

lust

noun

a strong feeling of wanting to have sex

lust after

to want to have sex with a particular person

lustful

adjective

wanting to have sex a lot

lusty

adjective

lustful

one-track mind

noun

used about someone who thinks about sex a lot

oversexed

adjective

thinking about sex, or wanting to have sex, all the time

passionate

adjective

involving or affected by very strong feelings of sexual excitement

push/press someone’s buttons

to make someone sexually excited

salacious

adjective

formal expressing sexual interest, or containing too much sexual detail

sex drive

noun

the feeling of wanting or needing to have sex

sex maniac

noun

informal someone who always thinks about sex and tries to start sexual relationships with people

smolder

the American spelling of smoulder

smoulder

verb

mainly literary to feel very strong emotions that you do not express in words, especially anger or sexual feelings

take a fancy to someone

literary to suddenly start to like someone or to become sexually attracted to them

thrill

noun

a feeling of sexual excitement

turn off

to stop someone feeling sexually attracted or sexually excited

turn-off

noun

informal something that stops you feeling sexually attracted or excited

turn on

to make someone feel sexually attracted or sexually excited

turn-on

noun

informal something that makes you feel sexually attracted or excited

voluptuous

adjective

suggesting or expressing a strong sexual desire

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