sexily

sexy

[sek-see]
adjective, sexier, sexiest.
1.
concerned predominantly or excessively with sex; risqué: a sexy novel.
2.
sexually interesting or exciting; radiating sexuality: the sexiest professor on campus.
3.
excitingly appealing; glamorous: a sexy new car.

Origin:
1920–25; sex + -y1

sexily, adverb
sexiness, noun
unsexy, adjective
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sexy (ˈsɛksɪ)
 
adj , sexier, sexiest
1.  provoking or intended to provoke sexual interest: a sexy dress; a sexy book
2.  feeling sexual interest; aroused
3.  interesting, exciting, or trendy: a sexy project; a sexy new car
 
'sexily
 
adv
 
'sexiness
 
n

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sexy
1905, from sex + -y (2). Originally "engrossed in sex;" sense of "sexually attractive" is 1923, first in reference to Valentino. Related: Sexiness.
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