sexy

adjective \ ˈsek-sē \
|Updated on: 16 Jul 2018
sexier; sexiest
1 : sexually suggestive or stimulating : erotic
2 : generally attractive or interesting : appealing
  • a sexy stock

sexily

play \ˈsek-sə-lē\ adverb

sexiness

play \ˈsek-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of sexy in a Sentence

  1. She wore a sexy skirt.

  2. Her legs are long and sexy.

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First Known Use of sexy

1896

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SEXY Defined for English Language Learners

sexy

  • : sexually appealing, attractive, or exciting

  • : having interesting or appealing qualities


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