Definitions

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  • adj. Not sexy.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ sexy

Examples

  • "Its nonsexy stuff," Kenney says of the enrollment processes.

    Open Enrollment

  • Instead, they are managing and directing scientists more closely, requiring them to share data before it is published, cooperate, and do the nonsexy development work required after a discovery is made.

    Desperately Seeking Cures

  • - Clearly the byproduct of a pilot called “Meet the Darlings” that a roomful of focus-group-savvy producers kept inserting provacative adjectives into before deciding to just remove all the original, nonsexy words.

    Worst Title in the History of Television: “Dirty Sexy Money” or “Women’s Murder Club”? | Best Week Ever

  • Pollitt praises the movie very highly, especially the title character, who she describes as "prickly, winsome, complex and original person: she wears work shirts, plays the guitar and has a luminous intelligence and a pixielike nonsexy beauty, and that is a way young girls are almost never portrayed in films."

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • It seems like only yesterday that the bull market was in full stampede, with the Nasdaq market above the magic 5000 mark and even nonsexy indicators like the Standard & Poor's 500 and the Dow industrials hitting new high after new high.

    BEWARE THE QUIET BEAR

  • On the obscure nonsexy flab that hangs under my arm placement choice out of respect for prospective future boyfriends, I have a new tattoo, my first, picturing a pink-veined piece of raw shrimp.

    shrimp

  • The more permissive political atmosphere of Ukraine has spawned Femen, a group of young women who address such nonsexy issues as pension reform by baring their breasts in public.

    NYT > Home Page

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