Pronunciation: (lush'us),[key] —adj. 1. highly pleasing to the taste or smell: luscious peaches. 2. richly satisfying to the senses or the mind: the luscious style of his poetry. 3. richly adorned; luxurious: luscious furnishings. 4. arousing physical, or sexual, desire; voluptuous: a luscious figure. 5. sweet to excess; cloying.