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sex object

n.
A person regarded primarily as a source of sexual gratification.

sex object

n
a person viewed or treated as a means of obtaining sexual gratification

sex′ ob`ject


n.
a person viewed primarily in terms of sexual appeal or as a source of sexual gratification.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sex object - any person regarded simply as an object of sexual gratification
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Translations

sex object

noggetto sessuale
to be treated as a sex object (woman) → essere trattata da donna oggetto (man) → essere trattato da uomo oggetto
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