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coed

noun co·ed \ ˈkō-(ˌ)ed \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of coed

:a female student in a coeducational institution

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Origin and Etymology of coed

short for coeducational student


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coed

adjective

Definition of coed

1 :of or relating to a coed
2 :of or relating to coeducation
3 :open to or used by both men and women

Examples of coed in a Sentence

  1. The college became coed this year.

  2. The softball team is coed.

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First Known Use of coed

1889


COED Defined for English Language Learners

coed

noun

Definition of coed for English Language Learners

  • : a female student at a college that has both male and female students


coed

adjective

Definition of coed for English Language Learners

  • : having or including both men and women


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