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sex symbol

n.
A person, especially an entertainer or celebrity, who is widely considered to have sex appeal.

sex′ sym`bol


n.
a celebrity who is held to possess abundant sex appeal.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sex symbol - a person (especially a celebrity) who is well-known for their sexual attractiveness
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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Sexsymbol
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