pruriently

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

prurient +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

pruriently (comparative more pruriently, superlative most pruriently)

  1. In a prurient manner.
    • 2007 August 26, Gerald Howard, “Mailer Gets Hammered”, New York Times:
      One blonde proclaims, “If I meet a Negro I’ll have a Negro habit,” and the camera pruriently lingers on Ultra Violet making love with a black man and briefly on an outdoor session of interracial oral sex.