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.
Annie Sweetbaum said: "Charlie finds all references to her chest and to her being a sex symbol hilarious.
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.
If I am regarded as a sex symbol then it'll be a challenge to play someone as nasty as the devil.
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.
It's easier for them to just deal with us as a sex symbol.
The handsome Elliott doesn't object to being marketed as a sex symbol.
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.