sex·​pot ˈseks-ˌpät How to pronounce sexpot (audio)
: a conspicuously sexy woman

Examples of sexpot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The glamorous sexpot would be inhabited by a new character, Seema. Monica Hesse, Washington Post, 23 Aug. 2023 Women don’t really get much to do, except as sexpots, moms, typists and drunks; in the film’s cumbrous final act, Emily Blunt’s Kitty Oppenheimer is relegated to fuming over who shakes her husband’s hand. Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times, 26 July 2023 The studio, which has locations in Echo Park and Jefferson Park, a.k.a. POT Gardens, hosts an array of uncommon ceramic classes including live sculpting (with a nude model), dildos at their sexpot workshops and bongs. Los Angeles Times, 2 Nov. 2022 Niagara rocketed Monroe to superstardom, codifying her sexpot image as enshrined in reviews that compared her figure in her tight dresses to the beauties of Niagara Falls. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 28 Sep. 2022 Ricci did not shy away from macabre material or transgressive themes, and the media was glad to cast her as an unruly sexpot. Rachel Syme, The New Yorker, 17 Jan. 2022 Because Anderson had posed nude in Playboy and wore a bathing suit on television, the tape was used to further characterize her as a sexpot without substance or ambition. Los Angeles Times, 2 Feb. 2022 Johansson said that her own growth helped inspire Natasha’s final evolution, leaving behind the sexpot who first strutted into Tony Stark’s private boxing ring in 2010. Kelsea Stahler,, 12 July 2021 The show’s action is driven by its titular duo: Brianne Howey as Georgia, a young sexpot mother of white-working-class provenance, and her fifteen-year-old biracial daughter, Ginny (Antonia Gentry), who, when the show opens, is drowning in angst. Doreen St. Félix, The New Yorker, 8 Mar. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sexpot was in 1948

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“Sexpot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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