verb[with object] (usually as adjective desexed)
- 1Deprive (someone) of sexual qualities or attraction: Lawrence portrays feminists as shrill, humourless, and desexedMore example sentences
- We wander through the ordinary course of days as persons, desexed, androgynous, and it is in the sexual act in which we receive reassurance that we are not persons, after all, but men and women.
- Pioneering women do traditionally desex themselves by resembling honorary men.
- Straightening up history's heroes, desexing literature's love stories, Hollywood is making gay movies-without the ‘gay’
- 2Castrate or spay (an animal): about 80 per cent of cats are desexedMore example sentences
- Please, it is our turn to repay these animals, desex your pet and save lives.
- All the cats are desexed, vaccinated and wormed, and they make a great companion for a family or for someone living alone.
- I think that the other cat is not desexed so he is still feisty and looking for fights.
More definitions of desexDefinition of desex in:
- The US English dictionary