Definitions for Heterosexualˌhɛt ər əˈsɛk ʃu əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

het•er•o•sex•u•alˌhɛt ər əˈsɛk ʃu əl(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or exhibiting heterosexuality.

    Category: Medicine

  2. pertaining to the opposite sex or to both sexes.

    Category: Medicine

  3. (n.)a heterosexual person.

    Category: Medicine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heterosexual, heterosexual person, straight person, straight(adj)

    a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

  2. heterosexual(adj)

    sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. heterosexual(noun)ˌhɛt ər əˈsɛk ʃu əl

    sb who is attracted to people of the other sex

    a heterosexual couple


  1. heterosexual(Noun)

    A heterosexual person, or other heterosexual organism.

  2. heterosexual(Adjective)

    Sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex.


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