from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having or showing an excessive sexual appetite or interest in sexual matters.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having excessive sexual desire or appeal.

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  • adjective Having a greater than normal sexual appetite

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  • adjective having excessive sexual desire or appeal


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over- +‎ sexed


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  • French Nation has contributed so much to civilization, and so much in art, beauty, and in great qualities, it is our duty to stand by France, and to prevent her being crushed by the oversexed, that is to say, overmasculine, country of Germany.

    New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 3, June, 1915 April-September, 1915 Various

  • I wholly agree the "oversexed" women character in the industry certainly put women off - they can see the game wasn't made with them in mind.

    Women Audiences, Women Characters SVGL 2009

  • I don't think it would have been right in the 1980s to describe the Japanese over here as "oversexed," but they were certainly considered to be, in a way, overpaid because Japanese companies were thought of as being richer than American ones, thanks to what was going on in Japanese financial markets.

    Japanophobia: The Myth of the invincible Japanese 1994

  • In the rest of her column she advises Jennifer Anniston, "Next time, try showering with a friend."; she calls the Yankess "oversexed"; she jealously mocks Maureen Dowd for wanting to bone the president; and she curses New Yorkers for being so fat, and unsexy.

    Gawker 2009

  • An oversexed vampire rates pretty damn low, comparatively.

    Brush of Darkness Allison Pang 2011

  • The feeling that I would have you obey for your soul's sake and without which you are but half alive, is not the blind passion of an oversexed sentimentalism.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters 2010

  • You can choose your favorite reason for why these artificial, made-for-TV, hothouse relationships usually collapse: because they're no more than the fictional creations of overeager, oversexed imaginations; or because, thanks to all those cameras, the chosen one has now had a chance to see just how eager the chooser was, and with how many other candidates.

    Critic's Corner Monday 2009

  • Sliding without apparent effort into the baggy matrix of Apatow-ness, where every character — however half-assedly written — is allowed his or her lopsided human value, Brand played a sharp-tongued, oversexed cheeky-monkey rock star with the accent of a Blakean chimney sweep.

    Brit Wit 2009

  • Bindlestiffs has the distinction of being one of the most oversexed, twisted, and just plain messed up comedies in ages, and when you consider that the writer-director team behind the film were only half out of high school during the filmmaking, it's cause for the comedy factories in Hollywood to be very, very nervous.

    Turnstyle: Bindlestiffs: A Raunchy Teen Comedy Made By Teens Turnstyle 2012

  • Deeply in debt, she moves in with her depressive and emotionally distant mother, Helen, played with frightful ease by Ms. Dern's real mother, Diane Ladd, perhaps most famous for her portrayal of the oversexed waitress Flo in the 1974 Martin Scorsese film "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore."

    A Marriage of Heaven and Hollywood Michael Judge 2011


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