Share this entry

Kinsey, Alfred Charles Line breaks: Al¦fred Charles Kin¦sey
Pronunciation: /ˈkɪnzi/

Definition of Kinsey, Alfred Charles in English:

( 1894–1956), American zoologist and sex researcher. He carried out pioneering studies into sexual behaviour by interviewing large numbers of people. His best-known work, Sexual Behaviour in the Human Male (1948, also known as the Kinsey Report), was controversial but highly influential.

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day confidant
Pronunciation: ˈkänfəˌdant
noun
a person with whom one shares a secret...