oversexed

[oh-ver-sekst]

adjective

having an unusually strong sexual drive.

Nearby words

  1. overseer,
  2. oversell,
  3. oversensitive,
  4. overset,
  5. oversew,
  6. overshade,
  7. overshadow,
  8. overshare,
  9. overshine,
  10. overshirt

Origin of oversexed

First recorded in 1895–1900; over- + sexed

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British Dictionary definitions for over-sexed

oversexed

adjective

having an excessive preoccupation with or need for sexual activity
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Word Origin and History for over-sexed

over-sexed

adj.

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

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Medicine definitions for over-sexed

oversexed

[ō′vər-sĕkst]

adj.

Having or showing an excessive sexual appetite or interest in sex.

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