of, designed, or suitable for both sexes; not distinguishing between male and female; undifferentiated as to sex: unisex clothes.


the state or quality of being unisex.
unisex styles or fashions: a store specializing in unisex.

Origin of unisex

First recorded in 1965–70; uni- + sex
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Related Words for unisex

castrated, neuter, epicene, agamous, unisex

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of or relating to clothing, a hairstyle, etc, that can be worn by either sex

Word Origin for unisex

C20: from uni- + sex
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Word Origin and History for unisex

"sexually indistinguishable or neutral," 1968, from uni- + sex (n.).

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