Definitions

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  • adj. Not of or pertaining to sex.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ sex

Examples

  • There are no sex-specific differences on any of the 22 pair of nonsex chromosomes -- that is, there's no more difference between a man and a woman as there is between a man and another man.

    The Anticlimax

  • There's not much in the way of plot beyond this loose framework; the couples go through their lives having silly fights and overanalyzed sex (or nonsex.)

    Tune In, Turn On

  • Veterans, then, are far more law-abiding, both in terms of sex crimes and nonsex crimes, than nonveterans, once we adjust for the sex ratio.

    From the WSJ Opinion Archives

  • He's been accused of a very serious sex crime and for the prosecutor to drop that down to a misdemeanor and a nonsex crime for which Kobe would not have to register as a sex offender, the prosecutor has to find that the accuser's allegations are false.

    CNN Transcript Aug 11, 2004

  • Buckton, also nominated for nonsex performance for "Delinquents," and Bangs run the

    Phillies Zone

  • At least there is some entertainment value in a $177 bagel, and even in a politician whose idea of a sympathy ploy is to talk about his sex life or nonsex life to anyone with a microphone.

    NYT > Home Page

  • "That often differentiates a sex addict from a nonsex addict."

    CNN.com

  • The bureau reports, "Sex offenders were less likely than nonsex offenders to be rearrested for any offense."

    chron.com Chronicle

  • And seriously, if oral sex is nonsex, then nonpenetrative activity is like really really nonsex!

    Classical Values

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