sex·​pot | \ ˈseks-ˌpät How to pronounce sexpot (audio) \

Definition of sexpot

: a conspicuously sexy woman

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Recent Examples on the Web Even if the depictions of women as sexpots and ingénues are as stuck in time as the rest of the story, there’s comfort in knowing that better days are ahead for the people of Paris. Andrew Ervin, New York Times, "Rounding Up the Spies of World War II in 4 New Books," 11 Feb. 2020 Sagal, an expert at playing earthy sexpots, is a welcome addition to the cast and story, as the barmaid/musician learns how to date a hedging new widower. Robyn Bahr, The Hollywood Reporter, "Critic's Notebook: Against the Odds, 'The Conners' Became Comfort TV," 16 Dec. 2019 Meanwhile, women are frequently portrayed as ditzy sexpots or screeching old ladies. Devan Coggan,, "Monty Python's Flying Circus," 4 Oct. 2019 Actress Nicolette Sheridan, who played a sexpot neighbor, filed a wrongful termination lawsuit, claiming that Cherry struck her on the head on the set. Los Angeles Times, "‘Desperate Housewives’ gossip created ‘problems’ on set, but creator Marc Cherry says he’s better for it," 14 Aug. 2019 Unsurprisingly, the first-ever off-shoot came in the form of a lip gloss — the sexpot of your makeup bag. Karina Hoshikawa, Allure, "Nars Is Releasing a New Orgasm Makeup Collection for the Iconic Shade’s 20th Anniversary," 9 Apr. 2019 The man who initiated Mr. Dean into jihadism warned him to avoid the satanic temptations of the Smurfs, in particular the Smurf colony’s resident flaxen-haired sexpot, Smurfette. Graeme Wood, WSJ, "‘Nine Lives’ Review: Betraying al Qaeda," 31 July 2018 Just me with a coupla sexpots @tommy.dorfman @flynnagin11 happy #pride kitties!! Megan Johnson,, "Sam Smith Dances the Night Away in Boston Without Boyfriend Brandon Flynn: He Was 'Having a Good Time,' Says Source," 25 June 2018 Some Mosuo dismiss her as a self-promoting sexpot whose antics feed gross misconceptions about Mosuo culture. Jason Motlagh, Marie Claire, "Kingdom of Women," 18 Jan. 2018

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1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Sexpot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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