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[ sek-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF sexy

Synonyms for sexy

  • hot
  • inviting
  • mature
  • provocative
  • racy
  • seductive
  • sensual
  • sensuous
  • arousing
  • come-hither
  • cuddly
  • flirtatious
  • kissable
  • libidinous
  • provoking
  • risqué
  • slinky
  • spicy
  • steamy
  • suggestive
  • titillating
  • voluptuous
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Antonyms for sexy

  • distasteful
  • disgusting
  • unattractive
  • unsexy
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SEXY

She wondered if every daring, sexy technology project started like this, a cranky hacker muttering angrily about boot-loaders.

WORD ORIGIN

1905, from sex (n.) + -y (2). Originally "engrossed in sex;" sense of "sexually attractive" is 1923, first in reference to Valentino. An earlier word in this sense was sexful (1898). Related: Sexier; sexiest.

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adjectiveattractive, seductive
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