Sex Symbols


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Sex Symbols

Conrad
dazzling, sexually irresistible pirate, typical Byronic hero. [Br. Lit.: Byron The Corsair in Benét, 226]
Lace, Miss 1940s
armed forces’ pin-up girl from comic strip. [Comics: “Male Call” in Horn, 475]
Petty
girl airbrushed beauty, scantily clad in Esquire’s pages. [Am. Lit.: Misc.]
“10”
fantasy of the ideal female sex object. [Am. Cinema: “10”]
Vargas
girl originally appeared in Esquire, later in Playboy; created by Alberto Vargas. [Am. Art: Vargas]
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He said, 'I think of it as something of an achievement to be perceived as a sex symbol on the wrong side of 40.
And experts last night claimed that in fact you need to be a little longer in the tooth if you are to be a real sex symbol and attract women who are enamoured of your wealth and status.
I think at 42, to have sex symbol in the same sentence?
And she was bemused at being described as a sex symbol.
DAVID Beckham is primarily a sex symbol because he cheated on his wife with Rebecca Loos.
Photo: ``We're self-proclaimed sex symbols,'' says Rhonda S hear, far left, as she and four other model-actresses sign copies of ``Sex Symbol Dynasty.
I think it's because Ireland is so small and there are not that many people in the public eye, so somebody has to get the label of sex symbol.
I'm not out there saying, 'Hey, come on, let's be sex symbols.
Hewitt has become one of America's top sex symbols and was recently voted the sexiest woman in Hollywood ahead of rival Sarah Michelle Gellar.
Since then, he has performed in cabaret across the world, released a clutch of CDs - including one called Musical Genius & Sex Symbol - and was recently part of a concert in Trafalgar Square to raise money for the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster.
It's great that, at 19 and after a few movies, you're already a bigger sex symbol than Monroe or Bardot, it's just that I'm not sure who decides these things.
If I'm going to be a sex symbol, I'd rather be one for mature, 30-year-old women.