adjective, sex·i·er, sex·i·est.
- sexually transmitted disease,
- sexually transmitted diseases,
- seyfert galaxy,
Origin of sexy
Examples from the Web for sexy
Are you seeing more commercial pressure from academic presses for historians to sexy it up a bit?
It was sexy, silly, and—in those relatively modest times—sensational.Happy 20th Birthday, Liz Hurley’s Safety-Pin Dress|Tim Teeman|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Empower the performers, encourage education, and above all make safe sex, well, sexy.Risky Business or None of Your Business? Gay XXX Films and the Condom Question|Aurora Snow|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are variously loud, meditative, dramatic, witty, sexy, searing, and elegiac.
Because while calling a passerby “sexy” may be uncouth, it shouldn't be illegal.
She wondered if every daring, sexy technology project started like this, a cranky hacker muttering angrily about boot-loaders.Makers|Cory Doctorow
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.