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or co-ed  (kō′ĕd′)
n. Often Derogatory
A woman who attends a coeducational college or university.
adj. Informal
1. Of or relating to an education system in which both men and women attend the same institution or classes; coeducational: a coed university.
2. Open to both sexes: a coed dorm; a coed pool.

[Short for coeducational.]
Usage Note: Although as a noun coed once referred to male and female students at a college, the word now refers primarily to young women who attend a coeducational college or university. Because there is no separate word for male college students, and the word carries a connotation of frivolity, the term coed is often considered derogatory.
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or co-ed

(ˈkoʊˈɛd, -ˌɛd)

1. serving both men and women alike; coeducational.
2. of or pertaining to a coed.
3. a female student in a coeducational institution.
[1885–90, Amer.]
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A girl or woman student at a coeducational school, college, or university.
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A. ADJmixto
B. N
1. (US) (= female student) → alumna f de un colegio mixto
2. (Brit) (= school) → colegio m mixto
C. ADJ & ABBR =coeducational
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Anne, did you notice the girl who stood alone just outside the door of the coeds' dressing room all the morning -- the pretty one with the brown eyes and crooked mouth?"
and two other Army officers guilty in the abduction of the two still-missing University of the Philippines coeds Karen Empeno and Sheryl Cadapan, and sentenced them to reclusion perpetua.
She has been in solidarity with the mothers of the missing UP coeds and attended the promulgation Monday morning.