coed

noun
co·ed | \ˈkō-(ˌ)ed \

Definition of coed 

(Entry 1 of 2)

somewhat old-fashioned

: a female student in a coeducational institution

coed

adjective

Definition of coed (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Adjective

The college became coed this year. The softball team is coed.

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

Track and field New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School, 1800 W. Lincoln Hwy., will host a coed track and field camp, open to kids in grades four to nine, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 9 to 12. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Sports calendar," 3 July 2018 Track and field New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School, 1800 W. Lincoln Hwy., will host a coed track and field camp, open to kids in grades four to nine, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 9 to 12. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Sports calendar," 3 July 2018 Track and field New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School, 1800 W. Lincoln Hwy., will host a coed track and field camp, open to kids in grades four to nine, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 9 to 12. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Sports calendar," 3 July 2018 Track and field New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School, 1800 W. Lincoln Hwy., will host a coed track and field camp, open to kids in grades four to nine, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 9 to 12. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Sports calendar," 3 July 2018 Track and field New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School, 1800 W. Lincoln Hwy., will host a coed track and field camp, open to kids in grades four to nine, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 9 to 12. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Sports calendar," 3 July 2018 Track and field New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School, 1800 W. Lincoln Hwy., will host a coed track and field camp, open to kids in grades four to nine, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 9 to 12. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Sports calendar," 3 July 2018 Track and field New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School, 1800 W. Lincoln Hwy., will host a coed track and field camp, open to kids in grades four to nine, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 9 to 12. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Sports calendar," 12 June 2018 Track and field New Lenox: Providence Catholic High School, 1800 W. Lincoln Hwy., will host a coed track and field camp, open to kids in grades four to nine, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 9 to 12. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Sports calendar," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of coed

Noun

circa 1878, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1889, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for coed

Noun

short for coeducational student

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coecilian

coecum

coed

coedit

co-edition

coeducate

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coed

noun

English Language Learners Definition of coed

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

coed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of coed (Entry 2 of 2)

: having or including both men and women

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