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sexy

Syllabification: sex·y
Pronunciation: /ˈseksē
 
/

Definition of sexy in English:

adjective (sexier, sexiest)

1Sexually attractive or exciting: sexy French underwear
More example sentences
  • It's not that I don't find the new generation of female actresses attractive and sexy.
  • These t - shirts, with their wry references to power tools, are at once sexy, attractive and cool.
  • He liked her when she was angry; she was attractive and sexy as hell.
Synonyms
sexually attractive, seductive, desirable, alluring, toothsome, sensual, sultry, slinky, provocative, tempting, tantalizing;
nubile, voluptuous, luscious, lush, hot, beddable, foxy, cute
informal bootylicious
erotic, sexually explicit, arousing, exciting, stimulating, hot, titillating, racy, naughty, risqué, adult, X-rated;
informal raunchy, steamy, porno, blue, skin, XXX
1.1Sexually aroused: neither of them was feeling sexy
Synonyms
(sexually) aroused, sexually excited, amorous, lustful, passionate
informal horny, hot, turned on, sexed up
1.2 informal Exciting; appealing: I’ve climbed most of the really sexy west coast mountains
More example sentences
  • The interesting thing is that sexy wines tend to come from certain grape varieties and wine growing areas.
  • Milgram was a whiz at devising sexy experiments, but barely interested in any theoretical basis for them.
Synonyms
exciting, stimulating, interesting, appealing, intriguing, slick, red-hot

Derivatives

sexily

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • He moved to Southern California in the early 70s to pursue his singing career, but he ended up getting sexily sidetracked.
  • ‘I just asked you if you wanted to go make out,’ Elena repeated, smiling sexily.
  • There is a sexy haze in his room, and he sexily never has to work.

sexiness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Why are lifeguards so sexy, when their sexiness has become such an American cliché?
  • I think sexiness isn't just how one feels around one's mate, but how one feels in relation to other people (even other women).
  • There's an emotional resonance seldom found in hipster urban dramas, and a sexiness that could knock you right out of your seat.

Words that rhyme with sexy

prexy

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