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1. heterosexual

adjective. ['ˌhɛtɝoʊˈsɛkˌʃuːəl'] sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex.

Synonyms

  • sexual activity
  • sex activity
  • sexual practice
  • straight

Antonyms

  • homosexual
  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • hetero- (English)
  • ἕτερος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • sexual (English)
  • sexualis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Heterosexual

  • homosexual

How do you pronounce heterosexual?

Pronounce heterosexual as ˌhɛtəroʊˈsɛkˌʃuəl.

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Sentences with heterosexual


1. Adjective
When a man appears increasingly disinterested in heterosexual intimacy, this could be a sign that he is bisexual.

2. heterosexual

noun. ['ˌhɛtɝoʊˈsɛkˌʃuːəl'] a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • straight person
  • heterosexual person
  • person
  • individual
  • fucker
  • straight
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

Etymology

  • hetero- (English)
  • ἕτερος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • sexual (English)
  • sexualis (Latin)
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