- concerned predominantly or excessively with sex; risqué: a sexy novel.
- sexually interesting or exciting; radiating sexuality: the sexiest professor on campus.
- excitingly appealing; glamorous: a sexy new car.
Origin of sexy
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Examples from the Web for unsexy
Literature can be so unsexy—all those musty old books, no special effects, or movie stars showing flesh.Secrets of a Literary Seducer
May 23, 2009
- provoking or intended to provoke sexual interesta sexy dress; a sexy book
- feeling sexual interest; aroused
- interesting, exciting, or trendya sexy project; a sexy new car
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Word Origin and History for unsexy
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