Be outgoing at all costs: But, perhaps surprisingly, women were even more likely than men to be turned off by a shy evening at the movies.
Just one per cent of female daters (compared to two per cent of male daters) want a retiring date A whopping 15 per cent of male daters were looking for sexiness most in a potential partner - but, interestingly, women are put off by men boasting about their sexual prowess.
An in-depth study of 400,000 profiles has revealed the words women and men use to describe themselves on dating profiles that turn the other sex off.
Confidence was third on both genders' wish lists, with seven per cent of men looking for an outgoing woman and nine per cent of women wanting a confident man.
But, perhaps surprisingly, women were even more likely than men to be turned off by a shy evening at the movies.
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Another shock revelation was that 'curvy' is a turn on for men.
The adjective was the eighth most attractive word for women to dub themselves.
Instead they look for men who prize their honesty - 13 per cent of those surveyed said it would be the most important trait in a potential boyfriend.
The survey was commissioned by Christian Grant, head of website Illicit Encounters.
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