uni·​sex | \ ˈyü-nə-ˌseks How to pronounce unisex (audio) \

Definition of unisex

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the state or condition of not being distinguishable (as by hair or clothing) as to sex



Definition of unisex (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : not distinguishable as male or female a unisex face
2 : suitable or designed for both males and females unisex clothes

Synonyms & Antonyms for unisex

Synonyms: Adjective

Antonyms: Adjective

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Examples of unisex in a Sentence

Adjective the new unisex fragrances that appeal to today's metrosexuals
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Previous editions of the Big Bang Integral, however, came in 42 mm but demand for more unisex-friendly watches has seen many brands begin offering models in reduced diameters. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 24 Jan. 2022 This unisex Rolex Datejust available at our store is not only one of our best-selling watches, but the resale value for this particular style is very high right now. Kari Barnett, sun-sentinel.com, 29 Sep. 2021 For a great unisex pick, these adidas Continental 80 sneakers are available in a fresh white/silver metallic colorway at 43% off, whittling the price down from $80 to $44.97. Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, 2 June 2021 Other popular unisex names Quartz has observed include Oakley, Landry, Armani, Azariah, Royal, Lennon, Hayden, Emerson, Rowan, Baylor and Phoenix. Marisa Lascala, Good Housekeeping, 25 May 2021 The reversible unisex pendants come in multiple sizes and are framed in Yurman’s signature cable motif in silver or gold. Jill Newman, Town & Country, 15 Mar. 2021 The black unisex shirts feature the phrase superimposed over a photo of Trump on the front of the shirt with the Biden-Harris logo below it. Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner, 30 Sep. 2020 As covetable as these new projects are, their unisex, for-every-taste scent selection is still the headliner, and Lil Fleur does not disappoint. Tatjana Freund, Marie Claire, 10 June 2020 Inspiration from the Danish capital seeps through the company’s four unisex collections, all powered by Ronda quartz movements made in Switzerland. Melanie Abrams, New York Times, 30 Apr. 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Blu Atlas is marketed as luxury skincare for the modern man, but all their products are unisex and effective for all genders. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 11 May 2022 This elegant, unisex fragrance has just two notes — sage and sea salt. Katie Berohn, Good Housekeeping, 11 May 2022 Starting July 1, tampons, pads and other period products will be available for free in female and unisex bathrooms in Utah’s elementary, middle and high schools. Becky Jacobs, The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 Mar. 2022 Some of the biggest baby name trends this year were gender-neutral and unisex names (Finley, Tatum), as well as names inspired by nature (Willow, Ivy, Sage) and pop culture (Daphne, Chadwick). Avery Newmark, ajc, 8 Nov. 2021 Keeping your head warm while looking stylish can be challenging, but the unisex Big Sur beanie in Thistle cotton manages to do both. Lisa Boone, Los Angeles Times, 8 Dec. 2021 Carina Chaz founded her unisex fragrance brand DedCool in Los Angeles in 2016. Los Angeles Times, 4 Nov. 2021 Another hit with Amazon shoppers, Superga's unisex 2750 Cotu sneaker, is discounted right now, too. Jessica Leigh Mattern, PEOPLE.com, 25 July 2021 The initial Peloton Apparel drop includes women's, men's and unisex pieces ranging from $15 to $118 in sizes XS to 3X. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, 9 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unisex


1966, in the meaning defined above


1966, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unisex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unisex. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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