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

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.Sexually attractive people
(Definition of the thinking woman's/man's crumpet from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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