sex appeal


noun

the ability to excite people sexually.
immediate appeal or obvious potential to interest or excite others, as by appearance, style, or charm: a house with no sex appeal.

Nearby words

  1. sewing table,
  2. sewn,
  3. sewn binding,
  4. sex,
  5. sex act,
  6. sex assignment,
  7. sex cell,
  8. sex cells,
  9. sex change,
  10. sex chromatin

Origin of sex appeal

First recorded in 1920–25

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British Dictionary definitions for sex appeal

sex appeal

noun

the quality or power of attracting someone sexually
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