Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Arousing or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest.
  • adj. Slang Highly appealing or interesting; attractive: "The recruiting brochures are getting sexier” ( Jack R. Wentworth).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having sexual appeal; suggestive of sex.
  • adj. interesting, attractive or appealing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest
  • adj. exciting sexual desire

Etymologies

From sex +‎ -y. (Wiktionary)

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  • brunettes

    January 15, 2009

  • “How sexy? At what voltage?”

    August 15, 2008

  • Very irritating when used to refer to something that is currently popular or cutting edge. Especially irritating consider the academic and/or clinical setting in which I started overhearing it -- how they absorbed it or from where, dunno.

    June 29, 2008