Meaning of “sex symbol” in the English Dictionary

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"sex symbol" in British English

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sex symbolnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈseks ˌsɪm.bəl/ us /ˈseks ˌsɪm.bəl/

someone famous who is considered very sexually attractive by many people:

Marilyn Monroe is one of the film world's most famous sex symbols.

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

"sex symbol" in American English

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sex symbolnoun [ C ]

us /ˈseks ˌsɪm·bəl/

someone whom many people find physically attractive or exciting

(Definition of “sex symbol” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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