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English definition of “heterosexual”


noun [C] uk   /ˌhet.ər.əˈsek.sjʊ.əl/ us    /ˌhet̬.ə.roʊ-/ (informal hetero)
a person who is sexually attracted to people of the opposite sex Relating to sexual preference
adjective uk   us  
heterosexual sex/relationshipsRelating to sexual preference
noun [U] uk   /ˌhet.ər.əˌsek.sjʊˈæl.ə.ti/ us    /ˌhet̬.ə.roʊˌsek.ʃuˈæl.ə.t̬i/
Relating to sexual preference
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
I don't think he's heterosexually inclined.Relating to sexual preference
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