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oversexed

[oh-ver-sekst] /ˈoʊ vərˈsɛkst/
adjective
1.
having an unusually strong sexual drive.
Origin of oversexed
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; over- + sexed
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British Dictionary definitions for over-sexed

oversexed

/ˌəʊvəˈsɛkst/
adjective
1.
having an excessive preoccupation with or need for sexual activity
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Word Origin and History for over-sexed
adj.

1898, from over- + past participle of sex (v.).

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over-sexed in Medicine

oversexed o·ver·sexed (ō'vər-sěkst')
adj.
Having or showing an excessive sexual appetite or interest in sex.

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