Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia. Sexual activity, especially sexual intercourse: hasn’t had sex in months. The sexual difference between utility and pleasure or instinct as it manifests itself in behavior: motivated by sex. Either of the two divisions, designated female and male, by which most organisms are classified on the basis of their reproductive organs and functions: How do you determine the sex of a lobster?
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Females or males considered as a group: dormitories that house only one sex. One’s identity as either female or male. To increase the appeal or attractiveness of. Either of two divisions, male and female, into which most organisms are grouped. Sex is usually determined by anatomy, the makeup of the chromosomes, and the type and amount of hormones produced.
Obsolete, the deflowering of a virgin. Also called andromania, hysteromania, oestromania, uteromania. Kinsella The frame of reference for Kinsella’s double simile is the other woman. The only sex we were exposed to was with dreadful old whores. Sex is a subject like every other subject. The entire film revolves around sex and drugs.