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Adjective: homosexual  ,how-mu'sek-sh(oo-)ul [N. Amer], ,hó-mu'sek-sh(oo-)ul or ,how-mu'sek-sh(oo-)ul [Brit]
  1. Sexually attracted to members of your own sex
     
  2. Of or relating to homosexual men or women
    - same-sex, gay
Noun: homosexual  ,how-mu'sek-sh(oo-)ul [N. Amer], ,hó-mu'sek-sh(oo-)ul or ,how-mu'sek-sh(oo-)ul [Brit]
  1. A homosexual person; someone sexually attracted to people of the same sex
    - homophile [archaic], gay

Derived forms: homosexuals

See also: butch, gay, homoerotic, homophile [archaic], lesbian, paederastic [Brit, Cdn], pederastic, sapphic, sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice, transgender, transgendered, transsexual, transvestic, transvestite, tribadistic

Type of: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Antonym: bisexual, heterosexual

Encyclopedia: Homosexual