sex appeal


: personal appeal or physical attractiveness especially for members of the opposite sex
: stimulating attractiveness

Examples of sex appeal in a Sentence

an actor with a lot of sex appeal

Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of sex appeal was in 1913

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Cite this Entry

“Sex appeal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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