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

Definition of sexpot

: a conspicuously sexy woman

Examples of sexpot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 The presence of Ginger and Mary Ann — the first a sexpot, the second a wholesome beauty — gave rise to an ongoing debate over who on the show best represented the male fantasy of womanhood. Washington Post, 30 Dec. 2020 This time the sexpot is brighter, more cunning (and named Wanda Gershwitz!). Wesley Morris, New York Times, 2 Oct. 2020 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, 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, 16 Dec. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of sexpot

1948, in the meaning defined above

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