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

  • n. Physical attractiveness or personal qualities that arouse others sexually.
  • n. Slang General appeal; power to interest or attract.

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  • n. Sexual attractiveness.

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

  • n. attractiveness to the opposite sex


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  • Scratching guitar, Sting's sex appeal and inimitable mysterious build up to that archetypal Police sinaglong-with-Sting chorus.

    Don't Stand So Close To Me, 7''

  • For the Percey Clay who sat in the left-hand seat of Lear N695FB was not Percey Clay the short girl with the squat face, or Percey Clay the girl whose only sex appeal was the lure of Daddy's chopped-tobacco money.

    The Coffin Dancer

  • "You don't exactly have much sex appeal yourself, cushion-face!"

    The Color of Her Panties


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