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lurch1 a sudden sideways motion, as of a boat. [4 definitions]
lurch2 in certain card games, a situation in which the loser has fewer than half the points of the winner.
lure anything that attracts by some desirable quality. [3 definitions]
lurid horrifying; gruesome; shocking. [3 definitions]
lurk to be hidden, esp. so as to ambush; lie in wait. [3 definitions]
Lusaka the capital of Zambia.
luscious having a highly appealing smell or taste. [2 definitions]
lush of plants, growing abundantly. [3 definitions]
lust strong feelings of sexual desire. [3 definitions]
luster the quality of a surface that reflects light softly; gloss; sheen. [5 definitions]
lusterless combined form of luster.
lusterware highly glazed earthenware with a metallic sheen caused by the addition of metal oxides to the glaze.
lustful full of lust.
lustrous shining; glossy; bright. [2 definitions]
lusty exceptionally healthy and vigorous; robust. [3 definitions]
lusus naturae (Latin) freak of nature.
lutanist variant of lutenist.
lute an ancient stringed instrument having a bent, fretted neck and a pear-shaped body.
luteinizing hormone a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland that, in women, stimulates ovulation and the development of the corpus luteum and, in men, the secretion of testosterone.
lutenist a lute player; lutist.
lutestring a glossy silk material, formerly used for women's clothing.