homosexual

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK):
    • IPA: /ˌhəʊməʊˈsɛksjuːəl/, SAMPA: /%h@Um@U"sEksju:@l/
    • IPA: /ˌhəʊməʊˈsɛkʃuːəl/, SAMPA: /%hoUməU"sEkSu:@l/
    • IPA: /ˌhɒməʊˈsɛksjuːəl/, SAMPA: /%hQm@U"sEksju:@l/
    • IPA: /ˌhɒməʊˈsɛkʃuːəl/, SAMPA: /%hQməU"sEkSu:@l/
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  • (US):
    • enPR: hō'mə-sĕkʹsho͞o-əl, IPA: /ˌhoʊməˈsɛkʃuːəl/, SAMPA: /%hoUm@"sEkSu:@l/
    • enPR: hō'mō-sĕkʹsho͞o-əl, IPA: /ˌhoʊmoʊˈsɛkʃuːəl/, SAMPA: /%hoUmoU"sEkSu:@l/
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Noun[change]

Singular
homosexual

Plural
homosexuals

  1. A homosexual is a male sexually attracted to males or a female attracted to females.
    I'm hetero, but my sister is a homosexual.

Adjective[change]

Positive
homosexual

Comparative
more homosexual

Superlative
most homosexual

  1. Homosexual is the quality of being sexually attracted to people of the same sex.
    That homosexual man had sex with the other man.

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