Definition of homosexual in English:
1(Of a person) sexually attracted to people of one’s own sex.
- After the Righter trial, the way was open for bishops to ordain sexually active homosexual persons if they so chose.
- Baker became the first jazz musician to attract a strong homosexual following.
- According to the police, he posted the photos in an effort to attract homosexual admirers.
1.1Involving or characterized by sexual attraction between people of the same sex: homosexual desire
More example sentences
- As the most honest revisionists admit, the Bible has nothing good to say about homosexual sexual acts.
- Britain had decriminalized homosexual acts in private between consenting adults in the Sexual Offenses Act 1967.
- Sexual temptation, including homosexual temptation, is not sinful.
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A person who is sexually attracted to people of their own sex.
- As in other parts of the world, this issue also concerns homosexuals and lesbians.
- No longer can homosexuals or lesbians be stigmatized as sexual deviants by the law.
- Ministers have decided to give homosexuals the same protection as that enjoyed by ethnic minorities and the disabled.
informal queer, queen, dyke, butch, femme
- Example sentences
- As I may be heterosexually hard-wired, you may be hard-wired homosexually.
- Of these, only 5% reported being homosexually active in the past year.
- In a sample of 930 homosexually active men, Hickson et al. reported that 27.6% had been subjected to unwanted sexual contact at some point in their lives.
Words that rhyme with homosexualasexual, bisexual, heterosexual, psychosexual, sexual, transsexual, unisexual
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