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coed

noun co·ed \ ˈkō-(ˌ)ed \
|Updated on: 5 Aug 2018

Definition of coed

somewhat old-fashioned
: a female student in a coeducational institution

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
  • a coed college
3 : open to or used by both men and women
  • a coed softball team

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

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of coed for English Language Learners

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


coed

Definition of coed for English Language Learners

  • : having or including both men and women


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