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Having or showing an excessive sexual appetite or interest in sex.
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Bucks are always oversexed and savage, violent and frenzied as they lust for white flesh" (Bogle 16).
This production is immaculate and flies effortlessly from political panto to dark tragedy with subtlety, silliness (cue stuffed bird) and pure evil (the overstuffed, oversexed Mayor Robert Poulton).
Both a lawyer and journalist, Rowland marshals almost 800 pages of history and case law to chart the issues confronting women and girls from the 1600s to the present: workplace discrimination, reproductive rights, an oversexed culture and gender violence.
Throw in a cute baby and an oversexed dog and you've got all the ingredients for a laugh-in.
Furthermore, African leaders seemed reluctant to discuss the connection between HIV and Africa for fear of stoking racist stereotypes about Africans as oversexed, thus exacerbating the problem.
Joe Orton's "What the Butler Saw," a comedy involving an oversexed psychiatrist, a secretary, a nymphomaniac, a hospital inspector and a policeman.
And when they let loose, they metamorphose into oversexed insects, sprout video--cassette slots in their bellies, or get their kicks from car crashes.
In popular culture, as this sexual revolution gathered force, female promiscuity was no longer deemed pathological: "nice girls do have affairs, and they do not necessarily die of them" declared Helen Gurley Brown, while psychologist, Albert Ellis in his 1964 Nymphomania: A Study of the Oversexed Woman, wrote that most women popularly portrayed as nymphomaniacs were "nothing but highly-sexed females who would hardly be noticed if they were males
I never liked the idea of fauns very much: half man, half goat, lazy, useless, oversexed, mythological creatures with barnyard habits living in the woods.
Well to some the term means an oversexed or sex-crazed woman, while others believe it is some form of sexual addiction.
Applying these narrowly inscribed reductive categories of experience, black women are viewed as nurturing mammies and oversexed Jezebels who cannot but emerge from a Wilson play without being victimized as a "depreciated sex object" or otherwise "a sexual trophy in dominant cultural terms.
All the while, though, the reader just wonders who in the world is taking care of this oversexed man's daughter.