over·​sexed | \ ˌō-vər-ˈsekst How to pronounce oversexed (audio) \

Definition of oversexed

: exhibiting an excessive sexual drive or interest

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Examples of oversexed in a Sentence

a movie about oversexed college students
Recent Examples on the Web Waller-Bridge delves into a woman coming apart at the seams, who might seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered, and self-obsessed to some. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, "Phoebe Waller-Bridge's one-woman show version of Fleabag is headed to movie theaters," 28 Aug. 2019 Then there's math teacher Hank (Tuc Watkins), who left his wife and kids for oversexed photographer Larry (Rannells) and now struggles to accept his partner's promiscuity. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The Boys in the Band': Theater Review," 1 June 2018 While many of his ‘70s contemporaries dealt in oversexed rockers and stoner poetry, Anderson was fixated on higher concepts from day one. Morgan Enos, Billboard, "Jethro Tull Announces '50 for 50' 3-Disc Retrospective: Here are 5 Highlights From the Set," 27 Mar. 2018 And in this Magic Kingdom, Aladdin is an oversexed serial burglar who's more swine than sweetheart. Lee Williams, OregonLive.com, "'Aladdin' musical spoof at Funhouse Lounge takes the bad guy's side," 23 July 2017 Also in the diner are Carl (played by Robert Becker), an oversexed bus driver and Will (played by Tim Slewitzke), a stern church-going sheriff. Randall G. Mielke, Naperville Sun, "Tears, laughter erupt when passengers get stranded at a 'Bus Stop'," 28 Apr. 2017 As modern wellness gets a little self-serious and oversexed, there’s a certain comfort in these things that are more New Age than new. Marian Bull, Bon Appetit, "I Took a Sound Bath in the Desert and It Was Only Sort of Absurd," 27 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of oversexed

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Oversexed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oversexed. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of oversexed

: having more interest in sex than is usual

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