Definitions for Homosexualˌhoʊ məˈsɛk ʃu əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ho•mo•sex•u•al*ˌhoʊ məˈsɛk ʃu əl(adj.)

  1. attracted sexually to members of one's own sex.

    Category: Medicine

  2. of or pertaining to homosexuality.

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  3. (n.)a homosexual person.

    Category: Medicine

* Usage: See gay.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homosexual, homophile, homo, gay(adj)

    someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex

  2. homosexual(adj)

    sexually attracted to members of your own sex

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. homosexual(adjective)ˌhoʊ məˈsɛk ʃu əl

    attracted to people of the same sex as yourself

    a homosexual relationship

  2. homosexual(noun)ˌhoʊ məˈsɛk ʃu əl

    sb who is homosexual


  1. homosexual(Noun)

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

  2. homosexual(Adjective)

    Sexually attracted solely or primarily to other members of the same sex.

  3. homosexual(Adjective)

    Pertaining to homosexuality, as a relationship, an attraction, a desire, etc.

  4. homosexual(Adjective)

    Intended for or used by homosexuals, as a nightclub, a bar, etc.

Translations for Homosexual

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(a person, especially a man, who is) sexually attracted to people of the same sex.

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