Meaning of “the fair sex” in the English Dictionary

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"the fair sex" in British English

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the fair sexnoun [ S, + sing/pl verb ]

uk /ˈfeə ˌseks/ us /ˈfer ˌseks/ old-fashioned or humorous

women in general

(Definition of “the fair sex” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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