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1‘she's so sexy’
sexually attractive, seductive, desirable, alluring, inviting, sensual, sultry, slinky, provocative, tempting, tantalizing
nubile, voluptuous, shapely, luscious, lush
informal hot, fanciable, beddable, come-hither, come-to-bed
British informal fit
North American informal foxy, cute, bootylicious
Australian informal spunky
vulgar slang fuck-me
2‘a TV show featuring sexy home videos’
erotic, arousing, exciting, stimulating, hot
sexually explicit, titillating, suggestive, racy, risqué, provocative, spicy, juicy, adult, X-rated
rude, coarse, smutty, pornographic, vulgar, crude, lewd, lubricious
informal raunchy, steamy, naughty, horny, porno, blue, skin
British informal saucy, fruity
North American informal gamy
3‘neither of them was feeling sexy’
aroused, sexually excited, amorous, lustful, passionate
informal horny, hot, turned on, sexed up
British informal randy
North American informal squirrelly
4‘sales promotion is fast becoming an area that product managers see as sexy’
exciting, stimulating, interesting, appealing, intriguing
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