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SEXY (sexier, sexiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sexy mean? 

SEXY (adjective)
  The adjective SEXY has 2 senses:

1. marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest
2. exciting sexual desire

  Familiarity information: SEXY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SEXY (adjective)


Sense 1sexy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest

Context examples:

feeling sexy / sexy clothes / sexy poses / a sexy book / sexy jokes

Similar:

sex-starved (desiring but deprived of sexual gratification)

leering ((of a glance) sidelong and slyly lascivious)

lubricious; lustful; prurient; salacious (characterized by lust)

orgiastic (used of frenzied sexual activity)

highly-sexed; oversexed (having excessive sexual desire or appeal)

pornographic (designed to arouse lust)

provocative (exciting sexual desire)

raunchy (earthy and sexually explicit)

sexed (characterized by sexuality)

lecherous (given to excessive indulgence in sexual activity)

lascivious; lewd; libidinous; lustful (driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires)

juicy; luscious; red-hot; toothsome; voluptuous (having strong sexual appeal)

aroused; horny; randy; ruttish; steamy; turned on (feeling great sexual desire)

autoerotic (sexually satisfying yourself (as by masturbation))

coquettish; flirtatious (like a coquette)

erotic; titillating (giving sexual pleasure; sexually arousing)

blue; gamey; gamy; juicy; naughty; racy; risque; spicy (suggestive of sexual impropriety)

hot (sexually excited or exciting)

intimate; sexual (involved in a sexual relationship)

Also:

seductive (tending to entice into a desired action or state)

exciting (creating or arousing excitement)

Antonym:

unsexy (not sexually aroused or arousing)


Sense 2sexy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Exciting sexual desire

Synonyms:

aphrodisiac; aphrodisiacal; sexy


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