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EtymologyEdit

1871 used in Anthropology, first applied to a person in 1959 (Marilyn Monroe)[1].

NounEdit

sex symbol (plural sex symbols)

  1. A person that embodies the sexual ideals of a mass audience.
    In the 50's and 60's Marilyn Monroe was considered a sex symbol.

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ sex” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

sex symbol m, f (plural sex symbols)

  1. sex symbol (person that embodies sexual ideals)