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.
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Origin of sex appeal
First recorded in 1920–25
Words nearby sex appeal
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British Dictionary definitions for sex appeal
the quality or power of attracting someone sexually
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