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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. Someone who is sexually attracted to persons of the same sex
    - homophile [archaic], gay

Derived forms: homosexuals

See also: butch [informal], gay, homoerotic, homophile [archaic], lesbian, sapphic, sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice

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

Antonym: bisexual, heterosexual

Encyclopedia: Homosexual