Definition of metrosexual in English:

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Pronunciation: /mɛtrəˈsɛkʃʊəl/


A heterosexual urban man who enjoys shopping, fashion, and similar interests traditionally associated with women or homosexual men.
Example sentences
  • I am frequently towed along to these places by my girlfriend as my gruff exterior conceals a metrosexual's eye for a fetching piece of fashionable apparel.
  • There's this friend of mine is highly infatuated with a certain metrosexual whom she calls - what else - The Metrosexual.
  • At face value, the typical metrosexual is a straight man who has homosexual or effeminate characteristics.


1990s: blend of metropolitan and heterosexual.

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Line breaks: metro|sex¦ual

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