\ ˈsekst How to pronounce sexed (audio) \

Definition of sexed

1 : having sex or sexual instincts
2 : having sex appeal

Examples of sexed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many, like me, have taken hormones and had surgery to change the sexed traits of the body we are born with. Katelyn Burns, The New Republic, 30 Dec. 2019 As recently as 2006, the technology was new enough that only 1.5% of Holstein heifers were bred using sexed semen. Chase Purdy, Quartz, 3 July 2019 The next wave of innovation will be to expand sexed sperm to more species. Chase Purdy, Quartz, 3 July 2019 By contrast, sexed semen straws initially only contained about 2 million X-chromosome sperm, and only the strongest ones. Chase Purdy, Quartz, 3 July 2019

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First Known Use of sexed

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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sex drive


sex education

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“Sexed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of sexed

used to describe how much sexual interest or desire a person has


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