sexy

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English

Etymology

From sex +‎ -y.

Pronunciation

Adjective

sexy (comparative sexier, superlative sexiest)

  1. (of a person) Having sexual appeal; suggestive of sex.
    The participants in the swimsuit competition are all very sexy.
  2. (of a thing or concept) interesting, attractive or appealing.
    The manufacturers have launched a sexy new car.
    We have some sexy ideas on how to improve sales.
    • 2013, Kathy Casey, D'Lish Deviled Eggs (page 67)
      Creamy cheese, tangy-sweet peppers, and a hit of heat tango in this sexy deviled-egg combo.
  3. (mathematics) Used to describe prime numbers that differ from each other by six.
    (73,79) is a sexy prime pair.

Synonyms

Translations


Dutch

Pronunciation

Adjective

sexy (comparative sexyer, superlative sexyst)

  1. sexy

Declension


French

Pronunciation

Adjective

sexy (invariable)

  1. sexy

External links


German

Etymology

From English sexy.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈzɛksi/ (official standard, but uncommon in practice)
  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛksi/ (usual)
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Adjective

sexy (comparative sexyer, superlative am sexysten)

  1. sexy

Usage notes

  • The positive form is usually left uninflected in standard usage: ein sexy Kleid. Inflected forms do exist, but they are chiefly restricted to the vernacular: ein sexyes Kleid. They are altogether rather infrequent.
  • The comparation forms need to be declined when they serve as attributes. At least with the comparative sexyer this is most often avoided in standard usage, meaning that the comparative is commonly used in predicative position only. The declined superlative forms are used more freely.

Declension

External links

  • sexy in Duden online

Italian

Etymology

English

Adjective

sexy (invariable)

  1. sexy

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From English sexy

Adjective

sexy (indeclinable)

  1. sexy

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From English sexy

Adjective

sexy (indeclinable)

  1. sexy

References


Portuguese

Adjective

sexy (plural sexy, comparable)

  1. (of a person) sexy (having sexual appeal)

Synonyms


Romanian

Etymology

From English sexy

Pronunciation

Adjective

sexy 1 nom/acc forms

  1. sexy

Declension

singular & plural
masculine, feminine & neuter
sexy

Synonyms


Spanish

Etymology

English

Adjective

sexy (invariable)

  1. sexy