sex object

noun

: a person regarded especially exclusively as an object of sexual interest

Examples of sex object in a Sentence

movies that portray women as sex objects

Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sex object was in 1911

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“Sex object.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sex%20object. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

sex object

noun
: a person regarded especially exclusively as an object of sexual interest
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