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coed

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noun co·ed \ˈkō-(ˌ)ed\

Definition of coed

  1. :  a female student in a coeducational institution

Origin and Etymology of coed

short for coeducational student


First Known Use: circa 1878


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coed

adjective co·ed

Definition of coed

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a coed

  2. 2 :  of or relating to coeducation

  3. 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.

1889

First Known Use of coed

1889


COED Defined for English Language Learners

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coed

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noun co·ed \ˈkō-(ˌ)ed\

Definition of coed for English Language Learners

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


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coed

adjective co·ed

Definition of coed for English Language Learners

  • : having or including both men and women


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