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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.


  1. bisexual

    Bisexual is a sexual orientation where an individual is attracted emotionally, romantically, and/or sexually to both men and women. It is important to note that the level or type of attraction can vary among individuals identifying as bisexual, and it does not necessarily imply equal attraction to both genders.

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. Jackson Mukasa:

    I would like the Pope to at least make people know that being LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) is not a curse, being a gay in Uganda is a challenge. You expect mob justice, you expect to be killed, you expect to be arrested.

  2. Debby Herbenick:

    But that doesn't mean it's an easy orientation to adopt. Women and men who self-identify as bisexual experience stigma not just from heterosexuals but also homosexuals.

  3. Jennifer McQuiston:

    We continue to see the majority of cases in United States as being reported among individuals who identify as gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons.

  5. 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.

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