[[t]ˈsɛks lɪs[/t]] adj.
1) having or seeming to have no sex
2) having or seeming to have no sexual desires
3) sex having no sexual interest or appeal
Etymology: 1590–1600 sex′less•ly, adv. sex′less•ness, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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