Definition of the opposite sex
- He's never been comfortable around (members of) the opposite sex.
: set over against something that is at the other end or side of an intervening (see intervene 4) line or space
: occupying an opposing and often antagonistic position
: something that is opposed to some other often specified thing
: additive inverse
: on or to an opposite side
: across from and usually facing or on the same level with
: in a role complementary to
: either of the two major forms of individuals that occur in many species and that are distinguished respectively as female or male especially on the basis of their reproductive organs and structures
: the sum of the structural, functional, and behavioral characteristics of organisms that are involved in reproduction marked by the union of gametes and that distinguish males and females
: sexually motivated phenomena or behavior
: to identify the sex of
: to increase the sexual appeal of
: to arouse the sexual desires of
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