oversexed

[oh-ver-sekst]
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Origin of oversexed

First recorded in 1895–1900; over- + sexed
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British Dictionary definitions for over-sexed

oversexed

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

[ō′vər-sĕkst]
adj.
  1. Having or showing an excessive sexual appetite or interest in sex.
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