Definición de homosexual en inglés:

homosexual

Silabificación: ho·mo·sex·u·al
Pronunciación: /ˌhōməˈsekSH(əw)əl
 
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adjetivo

1(Of a person) sexually attracted to people of one’s own sex.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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
gay, lesbian
informal queer, queen, dyke, butch, femme
literary Uranian

Origen

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

Derivativos

homosexuality

Pronunciación: /-ˌsekSHo͞oˈalitē/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Some even try to hide their homosexuality by badmouthing gays and lesbians generally.
  • For many countries in the Middle East, homosexuality is regarded as an extreme sin.
  • This is why we have not had endless referendums on capital punishment, abortion and homosexuality.

homosexually

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

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