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English definition of “heterosexual”


noun [C]     /ˌhet.ər.əˈsek.sjʊ.əl/ US  /ˌhet̬.ə.roʊ-/ (informal hetero)
a person who is sexually attracted to people of the opposite sex → Compare bisexual, homosexualRelating to sexual preference heterosexual     adjective heterosexual sex / relationships Relating to sexual preference heterosexuality     /ˌhet.ər.əˌsek.sjʊˈæl.ə.ti/ US  /ˌhet̬.ə.roʊˌsek.ʃuˈæl.ə.t̬i/ noun [U] Relating to sexual preference heterosexually     /-i/ adverb I don't think he's heterosexually inclined .Relating to sexual preference
(Definition of heterosexual noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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