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sex appeal

  
  
Someone's sex appeal is their sexual attractiveness.      n-uncount  
She still has the energy and sex appeal of a woman less than half her age.     
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appeal     ( appeals    plural & 3rd person present)   ( appealing    present participle)   ( appealed    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you appealto someone to do something, you make a serious and urgent request to them.  
The Prime Minister appealed to young people to use their vote...      V to/for n to-inf  
He will appeal to the state for an extension of unemployment benefits...      V to n for n  
The United Nations has appealed for help from the international community.      V for n  
2       n-count   An appeal is a serious and urgent request.  
oft N for/to n, N to-inf   (=petition)  
Romania's government issued a last-minute appeal to him to call off his trip.     
3       n-count   An appeal is an attempt to raise money for a charity or for a good cause.  
oft N to-inf, N for n  
...an appeal to save a library containing priceless manuscripts...     
4       verb   If you appealto someone in authority against a decision, you formally ask them to change it. In British English, you appeal against something. In American English, you appeal something.  
He said they would appeal against the decision...      V against n  
We intend to appeal the verdict...      V n  
Maguire has appealed to the Supreme Court to stop her extradition.      V to n to-inf  
5       n-var   An appeal is a formal request for a decision to be changed.  
Heath's appeal against the sentence was later successful..., The jury agreed with her, but she lost the case on appeal.     
    Court of Appeal  
6       verb   If something appealsto you, you find it attractive or interesting.  
On the other hand, the idea appealed to him...      V to n  
7       n-uncount   The appeal of something is a quality that it has which people find attractive or interesting.  
with supp   (=attraction)  
Its new title was meant to give the party greater public appeal...     
    sex appeal  
8   
    appealing  


appeal court        ( appeal courts    plural  ) An appeal court is the same as a Court of Appeal.      n-count  
appeal tribunal        ( appeal tribunals    plural  ) An appeal tribunal is a special court or committee that is formed to reconsider a decision made by another court or committee.      n-count  
Court of Appeal        ( Courts of Appeal    plural  )
in AM, usually use Court of Appeals      A Court of Appeal is a court which deals with appeals against legal judgments.      n-count  
The case is being referred to the Court of Appeal.     
sex appeal     
Someone's sex appeal is their sexual attractiveness.      n-uncount  
She still has the energy and sex appeal of a woman less than half her age.     

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sex appeal

  
  
allure, desirability, glamour, it     (informal)   magnetism, oomph     (informal)   seductiveness, sensuality, sexiness     (informal)   voluptuousness  

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appeal  
      n  
1    adjuration, application, entreaty, invocation, petition, plea, prayer, request, solicitation, suit, supplication  
2    allure, attraction, attractiveness, beauty, charm, engagingness, fascination, interestingness, pleasingness  
      vb  
3    adjure, apply, ask, beg, beseech, call, call upon, entreat, implore, petition, plead, pray, refer, request, resort to, solicit, sue, supplicate  
4    allure, attract, charm, engage, entice, fascinate, interest, invite, please, tempt  
  
Antonyms     
,       n  
1    denial, refusal, rejection, repudiation  
2    repulsiveness  
      vb  
3    deny, refuse, reject, repudiate, repulse  
4    alienate, bore, repulse, revolt  


sex appeal     
allure, desirability, glamour, it     (informal)   magnetism, oomph     (informal)   seductiveness, sensuality, sexiness     (informal)   voluptuousness  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

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n.
sex
colloquial - made popular by S. Berlusconi
n.
[in Thailand] young male transsexual (often a sex worker)
n.
a person, generally a man, dedicated to improving his skills in attracting and seducing the other sex
Other spelling : Pickup artist The use of "pick up" in this context comes from American slang and means becoming acquainted with, esp. with a view to having sexual relations

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