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HETEROSEXUAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does heterosexual mean? 

HETEROSEXUAL (noun)
  The noun HETEROSEXUAL has 1 sense:

1. a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

  Familiarity information: HETEROSEXUAL used as a noun is very rare.


HETEROSEXUAL (adjective)
  The adjective HETEROSEXUAL has 1 sense:

1. sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex

  Familiarity information: HETEROSEXUAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HETEROSEXUAL (noun)


Sense 1heterosexual [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

heterosexual; heterosexual person; straight; straight person

Hypernyms ("heterosexual" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "heterosexual"):

fucker (someone who engages in sexual intercourse)


HETEROSEXUAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex

Similar:

straight (not homosexual)

Attribute:

sex; sex activity; sexual activity; sexual practice (activities associated with sexual intercourse)

Antonym:

bisexual (sexually attracted to both sexes)

homosexual (sexually attracted to members of your own sex)


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