Origin and Etymology of coed
First Known Use: circa 1878See Words from the same year
Examples of coed in a Sentence
The college became coed this year.
The softball team is coed.
Recent Examples of coed from the Web
Six star Brianne Davis and husband Mark Gantt, who are expecting their first child together, were the guests of honor Saturday at a coed baby shower at a family friend’s home in Los Angeles.
The original coed summer camp was almost archetypal; indeed, the horror movie Friday the 13th Part 2, about the unfortunate fates of a group of camp counselors, was partially filmed here.
Today's workplaces are more coed than ever, so why prepare for them at an all-girls school?
At the same time, this Milan (and London too) have seen shorter schedules, mostly driven by the coed tilt to womenswear, but also the withdrawal from the show system by a fair few tailoring specialists.
The coed school, which sits on a 19-acre campus, has a median class size of 15 and six students for each teacher.
Princeton started admitting women as undergraduates in 1969, going coed 23 years after its bicentennial.
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First Known Use of coed
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: a female student at a college that has both male and female students
: having or including both men and women
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