or co-ed

[koh-ed, -ed]


Older Use. a female student in a coeducational institution, especially in a college or university.


Older Use. of, relating to, or being a coed or coeds: coed fads.
for or serving both men and women alike.

Origin of coed

1885–90, Americanism; short for coeducational student Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of coed

  • When we last parted with him after his visit to Coed he had not seen the beginning of these attacks.

    Cousin Henry

    Anthony Trollope

  • "Coes" appears to have been a form of the early British "coed," for woodland.

    The Cornish Coast (South)

    Charles G. Harper

  • There was a fair at Coed that day, and many people of the peasant class got in here.


    H. Rider Haggard

  • She was quite close to Coed now, and the water lay calm as a pond.


    H. Rider Haggard

  • The train, which did not stop at Bryngelly, left Coed at ten, and Coed was an hour and a half's walk.


    H. Rider Haggard