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Definition for: homosexual

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English

Pronunciation

  • ( RP ): /ˌhəʊməʊˈsɛksjuːəl/, / %h@Um@U"sEksju:@l /, or /ˌhəʊməʊˈsɛkʃuːəl/, / %hoUməU"sEkSu:@l / or /ˌhɒməʊˈsɛksjuːəl/, / %hQm@U"sEksju:@l /, or /ˌhɒməʊˈsɛkʃuːəl/, / %hQməU"sEkSu:@l / ( see the Usage notes below )
  • ( US ): hō'mə-sĕkʹsho͞o-əl, /ˌhoʊməˈsɛkʃuːəl/, / %hoUm@"sEkSu:@l / or hō'mō-sĕkʹsho͞o-əl, /ˌhoʊmoʊˈsɛkʃuːəl/, / %hoUmoU"sEkSu:@l / ( see the Usage notes below )

Adjective

homosexual ( comparative more homosexual , superlative most homosexual )

  1. sexually attracted solely or primarily to other members of the same sex
  2. involving or relating to homosexuals
    a homosexual relationship
  3. intended for or used by homosexuals
    a homosexual club

Usage notes

Synonyms

Antonyms

Translations

sexually attracted solely or primarily to the same sex

  • Bulgarian: хомосексуален (khomoseksualen) m .
  • Chinese: trad. 同性戀 , simpl. 同性恋 (tóngxìngliàn)
  • Danish: homoseksuel
  • Dutch: homoseksueel
  • Esperanto: samseksema
  • Finnish: homoseksuaali
  • French: homosexuel m . , homosexuelle f .
  • German: homosexuell
  • Greek: ομοφυλόφιλος (omofilófilos)
  • Hungarian: homoszexuális
  • Italian: omosessuale m . and f .
  • Japanese: 同性愛者 (どうせいあいしゃ, dōseiaisha)
  • Latin: homosexualis
  • Polish: homoseksualny m . , gej m . , lesbijka f .
  • Portuguese: homossexual
  • Russian: гомосексуальный
  • Serbian:
    Cyrillic: геј m , хомосексуалан m , лезбо f
    Roman: gej m , homoseksualan m , lezbo f
  • Spanish: homosexual
  • Swedish: homosexuell

involving or relating to homosexuals

intended for or used by homosexuals

Noun

homosexual ( plural homosexuals )

  1. A person who is attracted solely or primarily to others of the same sex.

Usage notes

Synonyms

Translations

  • Afrikaans: homoseksueel
  • Arabic: شاذّ جِنسِيًا (šaððu jinsíyan) m .
  • Bulgarian: хомосексуалист m . , гей m .
  • Chinese: trad. 同性戀者 , simpl. 同性恋者 (tóngxìngliànzhě)
  • Danish: homoseksuel
  • Dutch: homoseksueel m . , homo m .
  • Esperanto: samseksemo
  • Finnish: homoseksuaali, homoseksualisti
  • French: homosexuel m . , homosexuelle f .
  • German: Homosexueller m . , Homosexuelle f .
  • Greek: ομοιοφιλόφιλος m . , λεσβία f . ( woman )
  • Hungarian: homoszexuális
  • Italian: omosessuale m . and f .
  • Indonesian: homosex
  • Latin: homosexualis m .
  • Maori: tōingo, takāpui, takatāpui
  • Polish: homoseksualista m . , lesbijski f .
  • Portuguese: homossexual m . and f .
  • Russian: гомосексуалист (gomoseksualíst) m .
  • Serbian:
    Cyrillic: геј m . , хомосексуалац m . , лезбејка f . , Vulgar педер m .
    Roman: gej m . , homoseksualac m . , lezbejka f . , Vulgar peder m .
  • Spanish: homosexual m . and f .
  • Swedish: homosexuell c . , homo c .

Romanian

Pronunciation

Adjective

homosexual

  1. homosexual

Noun

homosexual

  1. homosexual

Other Translations for "homosexual"

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Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codehomosexual
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Pig Latinomosexualhay

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