Definition of homosocial in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhōməˈsōSHəl/


Relating to social interaction between members of the same sex, typically men.
Example sentences
  • In this period, children have a social organization that is homosocial; that is, the social division of males and females into separate groups.
  • But I also reject the idea that women should have to model their homosocial relationships on men's, and I can't think of anything that could replace the idea of the sisterhood.
  • Whereas the homosocial exchange occurs between two or more men, often over the body or idea of a woman, the homosexual exchange eliminates the woman altogether.

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Syllabification: ho·mo·so·cial

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