- sex·i·ly, adverb
- sex·i·ness, noun
- un·sex·y, adjective
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How to use sexy in a sentence
Crover’s robotic platform isn’t the sexiest or most exciting — particularly for a startup that began life with space travel in its sights.Crover’s robot swims in grain silos to monitor environmental conditions | Brian Heater | September 17, 2020 | TechCrunch
Which doesn’t seem sexy to me, but I’m not big on telling lies.
For starters, while Dallas was a sexy pick to compete for a playoff spot before the season, the club is still working its way onto people’s radar screens.The Suns And Mavs Shouldn’t Have Surprised Us … But We Didn’t See T.J. Warren Coming | Chris Herring (email@example.com) | August 5, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Whereas paying down the interest on the national debt, or funding long-term infrastructure — not so sexy.
Like, what — finches are just too — they’re sexier than pigeons?Freakonomics Radio Live: “Jesus Could Have Been a Pigeon.” | Stephen J. Dubner | December 13, 2018 | Freakonomics
Are you seeing more commercial pressure from academic presses for historians to sexy it up a bit?
“This new generation of leaders can make cooperation sexy,” Olikara told me.
The sport of surfing is a very sexy sport, beautiful people on beautiful beaches in minimal clothing.Anastasia Ashley, Surfer-Cum-Model, Rides The Viral Internet Wave | James Joiner | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You have a pretty sexy online persona, what with the constant bikinis.Anastasia Ashley, Surfer-Cum-Model, Rides The Viral Internet Wave | James Joiner | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
She wondered if every daring, sexy technology project started like this, a cranky hacker muttering angrily about boot-loaders.Makers | Cory Doctorow
"I thought it made me look sexy," the redhead said petulantly.The Perfectionists | Arnold Castle
British Dictionary definitions for sexy
provoking or intended to provoke sexual interest: a sexy dress; a sexy book
feeling sexual interest; aroused
interesting, exciting, or trendy: a sexy project; a sexy new car
- sexily, adverb
- sexiness, noun
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