adjective, sex·i·er, sex·i·est.
- sexually transmitted disease,
- sexually transmitted diseases,
- seyfert galaxy,
Origin of sexy
Examples from the Web for sexily
Women are berated—and berate themselves—for dressing too sexily.
adjective sexier or sexiest informal
1905, from sex (n.) + -y (2). Originally "engrossed in sex;" sense of "sexually attractive" is 1923, first in reference to Valentino. An earlier word in this sense was sexful (1898). Related: Sexier; sexiest.