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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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References in classic literature ?
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?"
Byddai pobl slawer dydd yn cynghori rhywun fyddai'n dioddef o gur pen i fynd am dro i'r coed, a byddai'r cur pen yn diflannu yno.
Coed Dodgeball: Dodgeball offers a way for adults to blow off steam, get some exercise, and spend time with other adults.
Senior Coed Elite is a level 5 cheerleading category participated by students aged 18 to 30 years old, while the Open Coed Elite is a level 5 category for students aged 14 years and up.
According to the report, there are ten coed IDF units - and the number of girls joining combat has grown 400% since 2012.
Gwawr Jones Llyn Elsi near Betws y Coed and (inset) Aberystwyth's funicular lift
college dorms are now coed, and the study conducted on 500 students from five college campuses showed that 42 percent of students in coed housing reported binge drinking on a weekly basis, and 18 percent of students in gender-specific housing reported binge drinking weekly.
Supporters say that coed teams are a great way for girls and boys to learn how to work together.
Hosting coed golf outings seemed like a natural progression for us."
Department of Education supported an effort to implement the recommendations of COED, thus spearheading an effort to provide appropriate services to traditionally underserved persons who are deaf.
Overall, problem behaviors turned up among a small minority of the 165 New Zealand girls who attended single-sex schools, whereas stealing, drug use, frequent sexual intercourse, and fighting occurred much more often among the 132 girls enrolled at coed schools.
The forests that feature on the stamp collection are: | Coed y Brenin, Gwynedd | Glen Affric, Inverness-shire | Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire | Glenariff Forest, County Antrim | Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Gloucestershire | Kielder Forest, Northumberland Forests are valued for their environmental benefits, such as cleaner air, flood prevention and providing habitats for wildlife.