sex symbol

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See also: Sexsymbol and sex-symbol

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1871 used in Anthropology, first applied to a person in 1959 (Marilyn Monroe)[1].

Noun[edit]

sex symbol (plural sex symbols)

  1. A person that embodies the sexual ideals of a mass audience.
    In the 50's and 60's Marilyn Monroe was considered a sex symbol.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ sex” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2018.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

sex symbol m, f (plural sex symbols)

  1. sex symbol (person that embodies sexual ideals)