Fair-sex



noun, Older Use: Sometimes Offensive.
1.
women as a group (usually used facetiously):
an insult to the fair sex.
noun
1.
the fair sex, women collectively
Girls or women, as in Many women would object to being called the fair sex nowadays. This euphemism uses fair in the sense of “physically beautiful” and is probably dying out. [ Mid-1600s ]

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