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English definition of “the thinking woman's/man's crumpet”

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the thinking woman's/man's crumpet

UK humorous
a way of describing a man or a woman who is popular with the opposite sex because they are intelligent as well as being physically attractive: Paxman is surely the ultimate thinking woman's crumpet.
Translations of “the thinking woman's/man's crumpet”
in Chinese (Traditional) 女人/男人眼裡的香餑餑, 性感而有智慧的男人/女人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女人/男人眼里的香饽饽, 性感而又智慧的男人/女人…
(Definition of the thinking woman's/man's crumpet from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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