Reverse Dictionary: PLE – PLEC


PLEAD – verbs
– ORATE † to pray; to plead …c1600
– SAY CALF-ROPE to plead for mercy or admit defeat; to say uncle …1859 US sl.
 
PLEADER – person
– ORATRESS † a female pleader, petitioner, or plaintiff …1586
– ORATRICE † a female pleader, plaintiff, petitioner, or offerer of prayers …1432
 
PLEADING – adjectives
– DUMB-DISCOURSIVE speaking without words; pleading silently, or by looks …1726
 
PLEASANT – adjectives
– AMENOUS †* pleasant …1567
– ANGELIFEROUS angelic; splendid; excellent; first-rate; pleasant; delightful …1840 Amer. dial.
– BEIN † pleasant, genial, kindly …a1200
– BIGLY † pleasant, delightful, commodious …1802 Sc.
– BRAW pleasant, agreeable …Bk1911 Sc.
– CANNY quiet, easy, snug, comfortable, pleasant, cosy …a1758 Sc.
– CAVASCACIOUS said of something that is pleasant or agreeable …1908 Amer. dial.
– CUSHY of a person: relaxed and pleasant; easygoing …1887 colloq.
– DAINTY pleasant, agreeable, fine, handsome …c1340 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DAISY pleasant; expert …L19 US sl.
– DAP of a person: pleasant; generous …1956 US Black sl.
– DAPT physically appealing; attractive, dapper; well-dressed; stylish; broadly, pleasant …1967 US Black sl.
– DECE pleasant, amenable …1970s US sl.
– DEES pleasant, amenable …1970s US sl.
– DELITABLE † affording delight; delightful, pleasant, delectable …c1290
– DENTY pleasant, agreeable; worthy, excellent; fine, handsome; plump and thriving, as regarding a child …a1698 Sc.
– DULCORATE †* endowed with sweetness; sweet; pleasant …1501
– EYESOME † pleasant to the eyes …1584
– FACETE facetious, witty, humorous, pleasant, cheerful, gay …1603 arch.
– FAINLY pleasant, welcome, gladsome …1897 Sc.
– FAIR plausible, pleasant …1838 Sc.
– FAIR-CONDITIONED * pleasant-natured, good-tempered …1473
– FAIR-FASHIONED † superficially attractive or pleasant-mannered; plausible; flattering …1763 Sc.
– FAIR-SPOKE of persons: gifted with fair speech; courteous, pleasant; smooth-tongued …1665
– FAIR-SPOKEN of persons: gifted with fair speech; courteous, pleasant; smooth-tongued …1460
– FAIR-TONGUED * pleasant and charming of speech; using flattery for one’s own ends …1541
– FARRAND of things: becoming, dignified, pleasant …a1300 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– FARRANT of things: becoming, dignified, pleasant …a1300 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– FAVOROUS † adapted to win favour, pleasing; pleasant …1560
– FAVOURSOME †* that is an object of favour; acceptable, pleasant …1599
– FLAMBUSTIOUS showy; gaudy; pleasant …1868 Amer. sl.
– FUN enjoyable; pleasant; entertaining …1950 orig. US
– GASSY excellent, pleasant, humorous …1962 US sl.
– GAYSOME * inspiring with gaiety; cheery; pleasant …1633
– GLOSSY very pleasant, enjoyable …1900s US sl.
– GUSTFUL † pleasant to the mind or feelings …1647
– HEARTSOME full of mirth, merry, cheerful, lively, light-hearted, joyous; pleasant, genial …1724 chiefly Sc.
– HODDY in good condition, physically or mentally; healthy; in good humour or spirits; pleasant, cheerful …1664 Eng. dial.
– INNERLY pleasant, cheerful, sociable; kindly, affectionate, compassionate…1888 Sc.
– I-WIL † pleasant, agreeable …c1275
– JOLLY enjoyable, exceedingly pleasant, agreeable, delightful, charming …1549
– LARGE fine, pleasant, enjoyable, lively …1896 Amer. dial.
– LEESOME † lovable; pleasing; pleasant …c1200 obs. exc. Sc.
– LEPID pleasant in speech or behaviour, jocose, facetious, amusing, witty …1619
– LIKEFUL † pleasing, pleasant, acceptable, agreeable …c1305
– LUSTLY † pleasant, pleasure-giving …c1200
– MANNERLY generous; pleasant …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MELLILOQUENT †* speaking sweetly or pleasantly …1656
– MELLY mellow; fig. pleasant, tender …1863 Sc.
– NEWFANGLE fond of novelty; pleasant to strangers …1742 Sc.
– ONCUS, ONGKUS, ONKUS good, profitable, pleasant …1910 Aust. & NZ sl.
– PAT pleased, pleasant …1873 Eng. dial.
– PLEASANT AS A BASKET OF CHIPS, AS very pleasant …1950 Amer. dial.
– QUEEM pleasant; calm; smooth …1824 Sc.
– QUEMEFUL † pleasing, pleasant, agreeable; kind. gracious …a1340
– SAFE satisfactory, pleasant …1950s sl.
– SANSHACH pleasant, agreeable, genial …1969 Sc.
– SAPID pleasant …1640
– SIGHTFUL † sightly, pleasant to the eye …1565
– SUGAR-CANDIED appearing pleasant …1650
– SUGARED pleasing to the senses; appearing pleasant …1426
– SUGARY deceitfully or flatteringly pleasant …1591
– TASSY nice, pleasant …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TISTY-TOSTY pleasant …1888 Eng. dial.
– TOOTHSOME pleasant, ‘palatable’ …1551
– WALLIE fine, excellent, pleasant, beautiful …1500-20 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– WALLY fine, excellent, pleasant, beautiful …1500-20 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– WALY pleasant, jolly …1785 Sc.
pleasant – nouns
– ANGEL TEAT any pleasant or easy task …Amer. sl.
– CAKE AND GINGERBREAD something easy and pleasant …1841
– JAM TOMORROW something pleasant promised or expected for the future, esp. something that one never receives …1871
– LUMMINESS pleasant things …19C
– SAPIDITY the quality of being pleasant …1656
– SUGAR sweet or honeyed words; quality of being pleasant, flattery …c1374
– SUGAR-CANDY something sweet, pleasant, or delicious …1591
– UPPER a pleasant or stimulating experience …Bk1996 Aust. sl.
– WAFF a short or incidental experience; a momentary enjoyment of something pleasant …1822 Sc.
pleasant – person
– BEAUT a pleasant, agreeable, trustworthy person …1866 sl. 
– BUFFER a pleasant, foolish old man; a man …1749 UK
– COOL-HEAD a pleasant person …1960s sl.
– GAL a young pleasant, pert woman …1795 Amer. sl.
– GALLIARD a gay, lively fellow; a brisk, merry, pleasant person …1768 arch. 
– JOLLY TIT a pleasant companion …E18 sl.
– PLEASANT PLUCKER a “pleasant fucker” …1973 UK sl.
– WHITE HEN’S CHICKENS extremely pleasant or desirable persons …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
pleasant – verbs 
– ADDULCE † to make sweet; to render pleasant or palatable; to soothe or mollify a person …1475
– CANDY to sweeten; to render pleasant or palatable; to give a pleasant appearance to …1592
– HAVE JAM ON IT to have something exceedingly pleasant or easy …1919 colloq.
– SAUCE to make pleasant or agreeable, to reduce the asperity of severity of …1514
– SUGAR-COAT to make acceptable or pleasant …1910
– TALK TURKEY to talk agreeably or affably, to say pleasant things …E19 sl., orig. US
– VOLUPTUATE * to make luxurious and pleasant or delightful …1661
 
PLEASANTLY – adverbs
– BEENLIE pleasantly, comfortably, cosily …c1450 Sc.
– BEIN † pleasantly, genially, kindly …c1400 obs. exc. Sc.
– BEINLY pleasantly, comfortably, cosily …c1450 Sc.
– FACETELY † in a witty or humorous manner; pleasantly …1619
– FAIRISH in a pleasant manner; fairly, pretty well …1891
– FARRANDLY pleasantly, handsomely, splendidly …c1325 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– FARRANTLY pleasantly, handsomely, splendidly …c1325 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– LUSTILY † with pleasure or delight; pleasantly, pleasurably; delightfully; also, gladly, willingly …a1225
– QUEEM smoothly, pleasantly, without snags or hitches …1879 Sc.
– QUEEM AS SILK smoothly, pleasantly …1900 Sc.
– SMACK-SMOOTH smoothly, without any impediment or obstruction; quietly, pleasantly …1802 Eng. dial.
– SUGARLY †* pleasantly, agreeably …1584
– SUGGERLIE †* pleasantly, agreeably …1584
 
PLEASANTNESS – nouns
– LUSTINESS † pleasantness, pleasure, delight …c1374
 
PLEASE – adjectives
TAKY designed to attract notice and please; alluring, fascinating, attractive, appealing …1854 colloq.
– VINEROUS † hard to please …1674 Eng. dial.
please – person
– GAS one who pleases or delights; something enjoyable …c1953 sl., orig. US jazz usage
– GASSER one who pleases or delights; something enjoyable …1944 sl., orig. US jazz usage
– GROOVE one who pleases or delights; something enjoyable …1946 sl., orig. US jazz usage
– SENDER one who pleases or delights, esp. a pop musician …1935 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– TURN-ON one who pleases or delights; something enjoyable …1969 sl.
please – verbs 
– AGGRATE † to please, to gratify, to inspire with satisfaction …1591
– ARRIDE to please well, to gratify, to delight, to content with delight …1599 arch.
– BELIKE † to be pleasing to, to please …1764
– BELOVE † to please, to be pleasing to a person …c1205
– FANCY † to be the fancy of; to please …1566
– FLIP to please, to delight …1956 US jazz sl.
– GAME † to amuse, to please, to give pleasure to …a1300
– GAS to please, to delight …1941 sl., orig US jazz usage
– GRAB to please, to delight …a1915 sl., orig. US 
– GROOVE to please, to delight …1952 sl., orig. US jazz sl.
– IMPLESE † to please …c1375 Sc.
– KILL to excite, to please, to thrill …1844 US sl.
– KNOCK SOMEONE OUT to please, to delight …1942 sl., orig. US
– LUST † to please, to delight; to be pleased or delighted …c1230
– MAKE SOMEONE’S DAY to please, to delight …1909 sl.
– MELT ONE’S BUTTER to please one …1986 Amer. dial.
– OBLECT †* to delight, to please, to rejoice …1555
– OBLECTATE †* to delight, to please highly, to rejoice …1611
– PALLIATE † to appease, to please or indulge one’s taste …1631
– PANIC to please, to delight …1927 US sl.
– PLACENTIATE † to please, to satisfy …1694 nonce word
– PUT AWAY to please …1960s Amer. sl.
– QUEME 1. † of persons: to please, to gratify another, esp. a superior; to act so as to please one …a750
2. † of things: to please, to be acceptable or agreeable to a person …a1000 obs.
– SEND to please, to delight; applied esp. to pop music …1932 sl., orig. US
– TURN ON to please, to delight, implying the arousing of someone’s approving (often sexual) interest …1903 sl., orig. US
please – interjections/phrases
– ABRACADABRA, PLEASE AND THANK YOU a humorous embellishment of ‘please’ …1944 US sl.
– SILVER PLATE! please; s’il vous plaît …1916 sl.
 
PLEASED – adjectives
– BENEPLACIT †* pleased, satisfied …1678
– BO-CHUFFED pleased, delighted …20C army sl.
– BUCKED happy, pleased, proud …1907 sl.
– CHUFFED pleased, happy; delighted; flattered; also, displeased, disgruntled …1957 Brit. sl., orig, services’ usage
– CHUFFED PINK pleased, delighted …20C army sl.
– CHUFFED TO ARSEHOLES pleased, delighted …20C army sl.
– CHUFFED TO FUCK pleased, delighted …20C army sl.
– CHUFFY fussy; proud, conceited, haughty; pleased, elated …1874 Eng. dial.
– DISCUMGALLIGUMFRICATED very greatly astonished but pleased …1916 Amer. dial.
– FAIN glad, rejoiced, well-pleased …8-11C Beowulf now chiefly poetic or Eng. dial.
– FEIGN glad, happy, well-pleased …1766 Eng. dial.
– HAPPY AS A PIG IN A PUDDLE very happy and pleased, extremely content …1880 colloq.
– HAPPY AS A PIG IN CLOVER very happy and pleased, extremely content …1950s
– HAPPY AS A PIG IN MUCK very happy and pleased, extremely content …1828 colloq.
– HAPPY AS A PIG IN MUD very happy and pleased, extremely content …1880 colloq.
– HAPPY AS A PIG IN SHIT very happy and pleased, extremely content …1880 colloq.
– LIKE A DOG WITH TWO TAILS very proud or pleased; delighted …1953
– MADE delighted, pleased …1980s sl., orig. Irish
– MADE UP delighted, pleased …1980s sl., orig. Irish
– MOUTH GLAD pretending to be pleased, insincere …1934 Amer. dial.
– OVER THE MOON happy, pleased …1936 sl.
– PAID † pleased, satisfied, content …c1230
– PAT pleased, pleasant …1873 Eng. dial.
– PLEASED AS A BASKETFUL OF CHIPS exceedingly well pleased; delighted …1906 Amer. dial.
– PLEASED AS A BASKETFUL OF POSSUM-HEADS exceedingly well pleased …1906 Amer. dial.
– PLEASED AS PUNCH highly pleased; delighted   
– PLEASED TO A FEATHER † pleased to a nicety …1659
– PROUD AS A DOG WITH TWO TAILS very proud or pleased; delighted …1829
– STOKED very pleased; elated …NZ colloq.
– STUCK ON in love with, pleased with …L19 orig. US
– TAKEN-LIKE pleased …1899 Sc.
– TICKLED happy, pleased …1907 sl.
– TICKLED PINK happy, pleased …1907 sl.
– TICKLED TO DEATH happy, pleased …1907 sl.
– VANDIE † of persons: proud, boastful, vain; proud-looking, jaunty, ostentatious, showy; pleased, elated …1724 Sc.
– VANNIE † of persons: proud, boastful, vain; proud-looking, jaunty, ostentatious, showy; pleased, elated …1724 Sc.
– VAUKIE proud, well-pleased …Bk1905 Sc.
– VAUNTIE of persons: proud, boastful, vain; proud-looking, jaunty, ostentatious, showy; pleased, elated; exultant …1724 Sc.
– VOGEY, VOGGIE, VOGIE, VOGY proud, elated, very pleased with oneself, vain, vaunting …1712 Sc. 
– WACKER pleased …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– WRAPPED enthralled; overjoyed; pleased; totally amazed by; enthusiastic about …c1955 Aust. sl.
– WRAPPED UP pleased; overjoyed; enamoured …1963 Aust. sl.
pleased – verbs
– BELIKE † to like, to be pleased with …1557
– BELOVE † to be pleased with, to approve, to like …c1205
– BE WELL PAID to be pleased or satisfied …1825 Sc.  
– LUST † to please, to delight; to be pleased or delighted …c1230
– SCRATCH THE ELBOW † to show oneself pleased, to chuckle …1598 
– TICKLE THE PISS OUT OF to please or amuse someone …1950s US sl.
– TICKLE THE SHIT OUT OF to please or amuse someone …1950s US sl.
 
PLEASING – adjectives
– AMICOUS †* friendly, congenial, pleasing …1675
– CAKE fine, pleasing …1940s sl.
– CLEAN AS A SMELT pleasing, pleasant …1921 Amer. dial.
– COMPLACENTIOUS † complaisant, obsequious, soothing, and thereby, pleasing …1656
– CORKING fine, excellent, very pleasing …1895 sl.
– CREAMY pleasing, excellent …1889 UK teen sl.
– DARLING delightful, pleasing …1805
– DECENT good, pleasing, excellent …1979 US sl.
– DEEVIE, DEEVY delightful, pleasing …1900 sl., chiefly Brit.
– DIVERTISSANT † diverting, entertaining, amusing, pleasing …1645
– DUCKY delightful, pleasing; excellent, first-rate …1897 Brit. sl.
– EARFUL pleasing to the ear …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– EARSOME pleasing to the ear …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– EYEFUL * attractive or striking to the eye; visually impressive or pleasing …1882
– FAVOROUS † adapted to win favour, pleasing; pleasant …1560
– FAVOURABLE † winning favour; hence, pleasing, agreeable, beautiful, comely …1398
– FEASIBLE adj. of persons: neat, tidy, presentable; of pleasing appearance or manner, decent, respectable …1820 Sc.
– GAR excellent, pleasing …1993 US sl.
– ILL good, pleasing, desirable, admirable …1991 US sl.
– JAMMING exciting, pleasing, excellent, best …1980s sl., orig. US Black usage 
– LEESOME † lovable; pleasing; pleasant …c1200 obs. exc. Sc.
– LIKEFUL † pleasing, pleasant, acceptable, agreeable …c1305
– LIKELY handsome, attractive; good-natured; pleasing, agreeable …1809 Amer. dial.
– LIKEWORTH † agreeable, acceptable, pleasing …c888
– LOVERLY delightful, pleasing …1907 sl.
– LUSTY † pleasing in appearance; beautiful …a1240
– MELLOW delightful, pleasing …1942 US sl.
– NEAT delightful, pleasing …1934 sl., chiefly US
– NEATO delightful, pleasing …1968 sl., chiefly US
– OOJIT-NAWSTY good, pleasing …1929 Amer. dial.
– OUT OF THIS WORLD delightful, pleasing …1928 sl., orig. US jazz
– PEARLER excellent, pleasing …Aust. colloq.
– PLACENTIOUS †* pleasing, or disposed to please; complaisant, amiable, agreeable, suave …a1661
– QUEME 1. † pleasing, agreeable, acceptable to a person …c1200
2. † ​of pleasing appearance; beautiful, fair; neat, tidy …a1300
– QUEMEFUL † pleasing, pleasant, agreeable; kind. gracious …a1340
– RED-HOT lively, peppy, pleasing …1927 Amer. sl.
– SILKY excellent, pleasing; smooth …1973 US sl.
– SLICK AS A GREASED PIG very pleasing, successful, pretty, etc. …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SLICK AS A RAM-CAT very pleasing, successful, pretty, etc. …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SLICK AS A SCHOOL-MARM’S LEG very pleasing, successful, pretty, etc. …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SLICK AS A SMELT pleasing, pleasant …1847 Amer. dial.
– SMOOTH AS A SMELT pleasing, pleasant …1874 Amer. dial.
– SUAVIOUS †* pleasing, agreeable …1669
– SUGARED pleasing to the senses; appearing pleasant …1426
– TICING alluring, seductive, tempting; of sweet, pleasing manners …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– WALLY handsome, fine, pleasing, splendid; large, ample …1500-20 Sc.
pleasing – adverbs
– QUEMELY † in a pleasing, agreeable, or becoming manner; neatly, gently, smoothly …c1380
pleasing – nouns 
– DAINTY † anything estimable, choice, fine, pleasing, or delightful; hence, occasionally, a luxury, a rarity …1340
– DINGCLICKER an unusually fine or pleasing thing …1914 Amer. dial.
– DOODLE something fine, splendid, or pleasing …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– FAIR TREAT, A a person or thing considered to be highly pleasing or commendable …1884
– FEAST FIT FOR THE GODS, A something exquisite; a supremely pleasing prospect
– FEAST FOR THE GODS, A something exquisite; a supremely pleasing prospect
– FLAMING END a remarkable and pleasing thing or person …1983 UK sl.
– JIM-SLICKER an unusually fine or pleasing thing …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– LALAPALOOZA, LALLAPALOOSA, LALLAPALOOSER, LALLAPALOOZA, LALLAPALUZA someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …L19 sl., orig. US
– LALAPAZAZA someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …L19 sl., orig. US
– LALLYPALOOZER someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …L19 sl., orig. US
– LOLLAPALO someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …L19 sl., orig. US
– LOLLAPALOOSA, LOLLAPALOOZA someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …1896 sl., orig. US
– LOLLOPER a very large, pleasing or admirable thing …1918 Amer. dial.
– LOLLYPALOOZA, LOLLYPALOOZER someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …1896 sl., orig. US
– PEACH a person or thing that is especially pleasing …colloq.
– PEACHERINO a particularly pleasing person or thing …US sl.
– REVENANT †* that which is pleasing …c1440
– SIGHT FIT FOR THE GODS, A something exquisite; a supremely pleasing prospect
– SIGHT FOR THE GODS, A something exquisite; a supremely pleasing prospect
– SNAZZY anything pleasing or attractive …Bk1934 college sl.
– SNIP a thing that is more fortunate, excellent, or pleasing that might normally be expected …1952 UK sl.
– SNIP OF A THING a thing that is more fortunate, excellent, or pleasing than might normally be expected …1952 UK sl.
– SUGAR-PLUM something very pleasing or agreeable, esp. when given as a sop or bribe …1608
– WALLOPER an unusually large, pleasing, or admirable person or thing; something impressively big …1912 Amer. dial.
– WHALLOPER an unusually large, pleasing, or admirable person or thing; something impressively big …1966 Amer. dial.
– WOLLAPALOOZE someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …L19 sl., orig. US
pleasing – person
– BAA-LAMB anyone mild, pleasing, or amicable – often used by women of malleable men …Bk1984 sl.
– DINGCLICKER an unusually fine or pleasing person ..1914 Amer. dial.
– FAIR TREAT, A a person or thing considered to be highly pleasing or commendable …1884
– FLAMING END a remarkable and pleasing person …1983 UK sl.
– JIM-SLICKER an unusually fine or pleasing person …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– LALAPALOOZA, LALLAPALOOSER, LALLAPALOOZA, LALLAPALUZA someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …L19 sl., orig. US
– LALAPAZAZA someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …L19 sl., orig. US
– LALLYPALOOZER someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …L19 sl., orig. US
– LOLLAPALO someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …L19 sl., orig. US
– LOLLAPALOOSA, LOLLAPALOOZA someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …1896 sl., orig. US
– LOLLOPER a fat person; a pleasing or admirable person …1918 Amer. dial.
– LOLLYPALOOZA, LOLLYPALOOZER someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …1896 sl., orig. US
– PEACH a person that is especially pleasing; a young woman of pleasing parts …Bk1913 colloq.
– PEACHERINO a particularly pleasing person or thing …US sl.
– WHALLOPER an unusually large, pleasing, or admirable person or thing; something impressively big …1966 Amer. dial.
– WOLLAPALOOZE someone or something outstandingly good, stylish, or pleasing of its kind …L19 sl., orig. US
pleasing – interjections
– OH SMACK! a reaction to something astonishing; an exclamation expressing the sudden realization that a thing or a situation is pleasing …1990s US teen sl.
 
PLEASURABLE – adjectives
– LUSTFUL † delightful, pleasurable …1340
– MOVIN’ good; pleasurable; fashionable; popular …1997 US sl.
pleasurable – verbs 
– LOON to pass time in pleasurable activities …1966 sl.
 
PLEASURABLY – adverbs
– LUSTFULLY † with pleasure or delight …971
– LUSTILY † with pleasure or delight; pleasantly, pleasurably; delightfully; also, gladly, willingly …a1225
– LUSTLY † with pleasure or delight; gladly, willingly …971
 
PLEASURE – adjectives
– FOR KICKS for the sake of excitement or pleasure …1928 sl.
– HOT of people: exuberant, flamboyant, or daring in the pursuit of pleasure; uninhibited, wild …1888 Amer. sl.
– LUSTLESS † joyless; without pleasure or delight …1507
– PARTY hedonistic, engaged in the pursuit of pleasure, self-indulgent …1980s US teen sl.
– PARTY DOWN hedonistic, engaged in the pursuit of pleasure, self-indulgent …1970s sl.
– RACY of pleasure, enjoyment, etc.: peculiarly agreeable …1690
– SPEEDY living a pleasure-seeking, hedonistic life …1910s
– VOLUPTIFIC * making or causing enjoyment, pleasure, or delight …1721
pleasure – adverbs 
– FAIN † gladly, willingly, with pleasure …c1175 obs. or arch.
pleasure – nouns 
– ADLUBESCENCE †* pleasure, delight …1673
– BELOVING †* liking, pleasure …1589
– BENEPLACIT †* good pleasure, gracious purpose …1643
– BENEPLACITURE †* good pleasure, gracious purpose …1662
– BENEPLACITY †* good pleasure, gracious purpose …1643
– BUSTERS pleasure; ‘kicks’ …1973 US Black sl.
– DAINTY † a liking or fondness to do or see anything; delight, pleasure, joy …c1325
– DEDUIT † diversion, enjoyment, pleasure …1297
– DUTE † enjoyment, pleasure …a1300
– END pleasure, delight …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FLING a brief period of self-indulgence or pleasure, often with the implication of a sexual liaison …1827 sl.
– GAYNESS † delight, merriment, pleasure …1377
– JOLLIES pleasurable excitement, esp. from or as if from something forbidden or improper; enjoyment; fun; thrills; kicks …1930 colloq.
– JOLLY a thrill of delight, pleasure or excitement …1905 colloq.
– JUICE pleasure, satisfaction …1999 UK sl.
– KICK pleasure, fun …1928 US sl.
– LECHERY † luxurious or inordinate pleasure …1632
– LIKANCE †* liking; pleasure …c1460
– LUST † pleasure, delight …c888
– LUSTIHEAD pleasure, delight; vigour; lustfulness, libidinousness …c1369 arch.
– LUSTINESS † pleasantness, pleasure, delight …c1374
– NACHES proud pleasure …1968 US Yiddish
– NAKHES proud pleasure …1968 US Yiddish
– NUTS a source of pleasure or delight …a1625 sl.
– NUTS AND CHEESE a source of pleasure or delight …1854 sl.
– OBLECTATION † delight, pleasure, enjoyment …1508
– PLEASURANCE †* pleasure …c1400
– QUEME † pleasure, satisfaction …c1175
– QUEMENESS †* pleasure, satisfaction …c900
– SIDEKICK something on which one depends; a regular pleasure …20C Aust. & US sl.
– WHOOPEE pleasure, enjoyment, fun …1930 sl.
– YUM-YUM pleasure, enjoyment; fun; love-making …1885 sl.
pleasure – person
– BALLER a hedonist, a person who believes that the pursuit of happiness is the most important thing in life; a pleasure-seeker …1962 sl.
– CARPET CAPTAIN a man whose ‘knightly exploits’ concentrate on the boudoir rather than the battlefield; one devoted to idleness and pleasure …1548
– CARPET COWARD a man whose ‘knightly exploits’ concentrate on the boudoir rather than the battlefield; ; one devoted to idleness and pleasure …1605
– CARPET FRIEND a man whose ‘knightly exploits’ concentrate on the boudoir rather than the battlefield; one devoted to idleness and pleasure …a1616
– CARPET-KNIGHT a knight whose achievements belong to ‘the carpet’ (the lady’s boudoir, or carpeted chamber) instead of to the field of battle; a stay-at-home soldier; one devoted to idleness and pleasure …1576
– CARPET PEER a man whose ‘knightly exploits’ concentrate on the boudoir rather than the battlefield; one devoted to idleness and pleasure …1592
– CARPET SQUIRE a man whose ‘knightly exploits’ concentrate on the boudoir rather than the battlefield; one devoted to idleness and pleasure …1605
– HEDONIST a pleasure-seeker …M19
– JOLLER a hedonist …1960s S. Afr.
– LET-GAME † a hinderer of pleasure, a spoilsport …c1374
pleasure – verbs
– BLINK to look with pleasure or fondness …Bk1911 Sc.
– DANCE A HAKA to exhibit joy; to express one’s pleasure …c1890 NZ colloq.
– DELICIATE †* to take one’s pleasure; to enjoy oneself; to indulge in delicacies; to feast; to revel; to luxuriate …1633
– DRIVE TAB to go out on a party of pleasure with a wife and family …c1780 sl.
– FEAST † to keep holiday, to give oneself to pleasure; to enjoy oneself …1608
– FLUTTER to indulge in pleasure …c1880 sl.
– GAME † to amuse, to please, to give pleasure to …a1300
– GET ONE’S BALLS OFF of a man: to achieve orgasm; hence, to experience a thrill of perverse pleasure …1964 US sl.
– GET ONE’S COOKIES OFF to experience orgasm; hence, to experience intense pleasure, esp. in a perverse way …c1952 Amer. sl.
– GOOF OFF to gain pleasure from; to be enthralled by …1960s US sl.
– KILL SOMEONE’S BUZZ to depress someone; to destroy someone’s enjoyment or pleasure; to disappoint someone …1980s sl.
– MAKE ONE’S TOES CURL to make one feel exquisite pleasure or extreme disgust …colloq.
– RAGE † to behave wantonly or riotously; to take one’s pleasure; to play …a1300
– RAM AROUND to run around boisterously; to gad about, to go out in search of pleasure …1939 Amer. dial.
– TAKE THE SCENIC ROUTE to concentrate on pleasure at the expense of efficiency or speed …1960s sl., orig. US teen
– TAKE THE SHINE OUT OF to take the pleasure away …M19 Aust. sl.
– TICKLE † to be affected or excited by a pleasantly tingling or thrilling sensation; to be stirred or moved with a thrill of pleasure …c1330
pleasure – interjections/phrases
– AG! an exclamation of pleasure, irritation, or exasperation …1930s S. Afr. sl.
– BEAUTY! an exclamation of approval or pleasure …1951 Aust. & NZ colloq.
– BOYS! an exclamation of pleasure or strong feeling …1965 Amer. dial.
– CRACK ONE’S THUMBS a mode of expressing pleasure …1866 Eng. dial. 
– GOOD EGG! expressing pleasure, satisfaction, or enthusiastic approval …1903 Brit. sl.
– GOODNESS AGNES an exclamation of surprise or pleasure …1965 Amer. dial.
– GOODNESS GODNESS AGNES an exclamation of surprise or pleasure …1943 Amer. dial.
– GOODNESS GODNESS AGNES BROWN an exclamation of surprise or pleasure …1965 Amer. dial.
– GOODNESS GRACIOUS AGNES an exclamation of surprise or pleasure …1965 Amer. dial.
– GOODNESS GRACIOUS MABLE AGNES an exclamation of surprise or pleasure …1965 Amer. dial.
– GOODNESS GRACIOUS MISS AGNES an exclamation of surprise or pleasure …1965 Amer. dial.
– GOODY! a general exclamation of approval, pleasure, or satisfaction …20C orig. Aust.
– GOODY-GOODY! a general exclamation of approval, pleasure, or satisfaction …20C orig. Aust.
– HOT DAMN! used for registering pleasure, astonishment, and sometimes anger …1933 US sl.
– HOT DAMN AND DOUBLE DAMN! used for registering pleasure, astonishment, and sometimes anger …1933 US sl.
– HOT DANG! used for registering pleasure, astonishment, and sometimes anger …1933 US sl.
– HOT DIGGITY DAMN! used for registering pleasure, astonishment, and sometimes anger …1933 US sl.
– HOW ABOUT THAT! an exclamation of surprise, pleasure, admiration, etc. …1939 Amer. sl.
– I HATE IT a sarcastic expression of pleasure …1980s US college sl.
– I HATE THAT a sarcastic expression of pleasure …1980s US college sl.
– I’LL BE LAUGHING HAVERSACKS a phrase indicative of anticipated pleasure upon fulfilment of given conditions …c1930 Brit. Forces’ sl.
– JAMMING! an exclamation of pleasure …1980s sl.
– MAMMA! an exclamation of pleasure or wonder …1891 Amer. sl.
– MAMMY! exclamation of pleasure …1942 Amer. dial.
– NIMM an expression of pleasure at something good to eat …1866 Sc. 
– OH MAMA! exclamation of pleasure …1924 Amer. dial.
– OH MAMMY! exclamation of pleasure …1942 Amer. dial.
– ORGASM! used for registering any transitory pleasure …2001 UK sl.
– PA-DOW! an exclamation of approval, pleasure …2000s US Black sl.
– SHAME! expressing sympathy or pleasure …S. Afr.
– SKIDDOO!, SKIDOO! an exclamation of pleasure or surprise …1900s sl.
– TOO MUCH! an exclamation of pleasure, satisfaction, excitement …1930s sl.
– WHACKO! an exclamation of pleasure, delight or exultation …1941 sl., chiefly Aust.
– WHACKO THE DIDDLE-OH! a general exclamation of pleasure, esp. on seeing an attractive woman …1960s Aust. sl.
– WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THAT! an exclamation of surprise, pleasure, admiration, etc. …1920s Amer. sl.
– WHIP AND A BELL, A † something that detracts from one’s comfort or pleasure …1644
– WOW! an exclamation of pleasure, wonder, admiration, surprise, etc. …1513
– WOWEE! an exclamation of surprise, astonishment, wonder, pleasure, dismay, etc. …1921
– WOWEE-KAZOWEE! an exclamation of pleasure, wonder, admiration, surprise, etc. …1990s Amer. sl.
– WOWIE-KAZOWIE! an exclamation of pleasure, wonder, admiration, surprise, etc. …1990s Amer. sl.
– WOWIE-KAZOWIE! an exclamation of pleasure, wonder, admiration, surprise, etc. …1990s Amer. sl.
– WOW-WEE! an expression of surprise, wonder, pleasure, dismay, etc. …Aust. sl.
 
PLEASURE-SEEKING – adjectives
– RACKETTYING noisy; roistering; pleasure-seeking …Bk19C Eng. dial.
– RATCHETTY noisy, roistering; pleasure-seeking, mischievous …1894 Eng. dial.
– RATCHETY noisy, roistering; pleasure-seeking, mischievous …1894 Eng. dial.
 
PLEATED – adjectives
– FAGGOT-WAISTED † arranged in pleats like a bundle of sticks …1581