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Definition of "fair sex" []

  • Women collectively. (noun)

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Use "fair sex" in a sentence
  • "A visitor to the city in 1744 was told by his guide “that to walk out after dusk upon this platform was a good way for a stranger to fit himself with a courtezan, for that place was the generall rendezvous of the fair sex of that profession after sun set with a good choice of pritty lasses among them, both English and Dutch.”"
  • "I hope the gen'lmen and der fair sex will scuse my usin 'an or'nary sort o' 'parison."
  • "One of his would-be witticisms at the expense of the fair sex was: "The most Jesuitical Jesuit among the Jesuits is a thousand times less Jesuitical than the least Jesuitical woman.""