sex object

noun

Definition of sex object

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

Examples of sex object in a Sentence

  1. movies that portray women as sex objects

First Known Use of sex object

1911

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SEX OBJECT Defined for English Language Learners

sex object

Definition of sex object for English Language Learners

  • : someone who is thought of only as being sexually attractive or desirable


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sex object

noun

medical Definition of sex object

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

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