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opposite sex

[ op-uh-zit seks, op-uh-sit ]
/ ˈɒp ə zɪt ˈsɛks, ˈɒp ə sɪt /
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noun
Often the opposite sex . women in reference to men or men in reference to women: Do you have many friends of the opposite sex?
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Origin of opposite sex

First recorded in 1710–30
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opposite sex

noun
the opposite sex women in relation to men or men in relation to women
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