Sex kitten

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A sex kitten is a woman who exhibits a sexually provocative lifestyle or an abundant sexual aggression.[1] The term originated c. 1958,[2] and was used to describe French starlet Brigitte Bardot, who appeared in the 1956 film And God Created Woman.[citation needed]

Ann-Margret was described as a sex kitten in the 1964 film Kitten with a Whip.[3][4] A sex kitten is not always youthful.[5]

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  1. ^ Women should not strive for sex kitten identities, Nicole Hoegg, TheBatt, Dec. 5, 2005.
  2. ^ The earliest use cited in the OED Online (accessed November 26, 2011) is in the Daily Sketch, June 2, 1958.
  3. ^, Ann-Margret - Films as actress, retrieved March 28, 2008.
  4. ^, ANN-MARGRET, retrieved March 28, 2008
  5. ^ Kakutani, Michiko. "Who Exactly Is This Sexagenarian Sex Kitten?" The New York Times. March 15, 1996.