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Definitions for bisexual
baɪˈsɛk ʃu əlbi·sex·u·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bisexual, bisexual personadjective

    a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes

  2. bisexualadjective

    sexually attracted to both sexes

  3. bisexual, epiceneadjective

    having an ambiguous sexual identity


  1. bisexualnoun

    A person who is bisexual. Someone who is attracted to both males and females.

  2. bisexualadjective

    Of flowers: having both male and female organs.

  3. bisexualadjective

    Sexually attracted to persons of either sex.

  4. bisexualadjective


    Midrash and Zohar present Adam as hermaphroditic or bisexual.


  1. bisexual

    Bisexuality is a romantic or sexual attraction or behavior toward both males and females, or to more than one gender. It may also be defined to include romantic or sexual attraction to people regardless of their sex or gender identity, which is also known as pansexuality.The term bisexuality is mainly used in the context of human attraction to denote romantic or sexual feelings toward both men and women, and the concept is one of the three main classifications of sexual orientation along with heterosexuality and homosexuality, all of which exist on the heterosexual–homosexual continuum. A bisexual identity does not necessarily equate to equal sexual attraction to both sexes; commonly, people who have a distinct but not exclusive sexual preference for one sex over the other also identify themselves as bisexual.Scientists do not know the exact cause of sexual orientation, but they theorize that it is caused by a complex interplay of genetic, hormonal, and environmental influences, and do not view it as a choice. Although no single theory on the cause of sexual orientation has yet gained widespread support, scientists favor biologically based theories. There is considerably more evidence supporting nonsocial, biological causes of sexual orientation than social ones, especially for males.Bisexuality has been observed in various human societies, as well as elsewhere in the animal kingdom, throughout recorded history. The term bisexuality, like the terms hetero- and homosexuality, was coined in the 19th century by Charles Gilbert Chaddock.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bisexualadjective

    of both sexes; hermaphrodite; as a flower with stamens and pistil, or an animal having ovaries and testes

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bisexual in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bisexual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of bisexual in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Gillum:

    To be very honest with you, when you didn't ask the question, you put it out there is whether or not I identify as gay. And the answer is I don't identify as gay, but I do identify as bisexual, and that is something that I have never shared publicly before.

  2. Ruzgar Buski:

    This is happening after the elections because they realize the power of the LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex), erdogan's government has lost their power and they know the LGBTI community stands with other minorities.

  3. Amandla Stenberg:

    It’s a really, really hard thing to be silenced. And it’s deeply bruising to fight against your identity and to mold yourself into shapes that you just should n’t be in, as someone who identifies as a black, bisexual woman, I’ve been through it, and it’s hurts. It’s awkward and it’s uncomfortable. But then I realized because of Solange [ Knowles ], and Ava DuVerney, and Willow [ Smith ], and all the black girls watching this right now, that there’s absolutely nothing to change.

  4. Maina Kiai:

    Other countries should follow and allow the registration of organizations advocating for the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

  5. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee:

    We are standing united as San Franciscans to condemn North Carolina’s new discriminatory law that turns back the clock on protecting the rights of all Americans including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, effective immediately, I am directing City Departments under my authority to bar any publicly-funded City employee travel to the State of North Carolina that is not absolutely essential to public health and safety.

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