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 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 Meanwhile, women are frequently portrayed as ditzy sexpots or screeching old ladies. Devan Coggan,, 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, 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, 9 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of sexpot

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Sexpot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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