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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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The original film had turned Jane Fonda into an international sex symbol overnight.
ON SCREEN Jean Byrne delivers the forecast on RTE - come rain or shine SHIMMER The tinfoil dress which captivated the nation at Christmas CLASSY Jean's choice of clothes, like this leather dress, have seen her described as a sex symbol
I have three kids, so sex symbol status under my roof went out the window a while ago.
The 23-year-old star - who was voted the Sexiest Woman in the World by FHM magazine in 2008 - proudly said: "I think it's wonderful I'm viewed as a sex symbol.
He says modestly: "I'm not a sex symbol - that's Brad Pitt or someone, not me.
The 23-year-old star - who was voted the Sexiest Woman in the World by FHM magazine in 2008 - says: "I think it's wonderful I'm viewed as a sex symbol.
Speaking on C4's 100 Greatest Sex Symbols, she simpers: "David Beckham is obviously a sex symbol, but not to me any more
If I'm going to be a sex symbol, I'd rather be one for mature, 30-year-old women.
But former Boyzone star Duffy, 29, who plays rogue Ciaran McCarthy in the soap, said: "There's no way in hell my wife thinks I am a sex symbol.
His reputation as a Svengali stuck - despite her protests - after she starred as the object of Dudley Moore's fantasies in Blake Edwards' 1979 film ``10'' and became an instant sex symbol.
I'm a sex symbol - I am a sex symbol for women who don't care.
I was just grateful-if anything, having to do with a sex symbol image helped me forge a career.