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homosexual División en sílabas: ho·mo·sex·u·al
Pronunciación: /ˌhōməˈsekSH(o͞o)əl/

Definición de homosexual en inglés:

adjetivo

1(Of a person) sexually attracted to people of one’s own sex.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

sustantivo

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A person who is sexually attracted to people of their own sex.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.
Sinónimos
informal queer, queen, dyke, butch, femme
literary Uranian

Derivados

homosexually

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adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Origen

Late 19th century: from homo- 'same' + sexual.

Palabras que riman con homosexual

asexual, bisexual, heterosexual, psychosexual, sexual, transsexual, unisexual

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