or fairer sex
noun Older Use: Sometimes Offensive.
Origin of fair sex
Examples from the Web for fair sex
I will not meddle with the Spectator, let him fair-sex it to the world's end.The Journal to Stella|Jonathan Swift
British Dictionary definitions for fair sex
Idioms and Phrases with fair sex
Girls or women, as in Many women would object to being called the fair sex nowadays. This euphemism uses fair in the sense of “physically beautiful” and is probably dying out. [Mid-1600s]