gentler sex

noun

variants or less commonly gentle sex
old-fashioned : the female sex : women in general
usually used with the

Word History

First Known Use

1583, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gentler sex was in 1583

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“Gentler sex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gentler%20sex. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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