heterosexual

  • 1 heterosexual — heterosexuál adj. m., pl. heterosexuáli; f. sg. heterosexuálă, pl. heterosexuále Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  HETEROSEXUÁL heterosexuală (heterosexuali, heterosexuale) med. Care este cu caracter de heterosexualitate …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 heterosexual — adjetivo 1. [Relación sexual] que se produce entre individuos de diferente sexo. adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. Que practica la heterosexualidad: El riesgo del sida ha aumentado entre la población heterosexual …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 3 heterosexual — ► ADJECTIVE 1) sexually attracted to the opposite sex. 2) involving or characterized by such sexual attraction. ► NOUN ▪ a heterosexual person. DERIVATIVES heterosexuality noun heterosexually adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 heterosexual — [het΄ər ō sek′sho͞o əl] adj. 1. of or characterized by sexual desire for those of the opposite sex 2. Biol. of different sexes n. a heterosexual individual heterosexuality [het΄ər ō΄sek′sho al′ə tē, het΄ər ə sek′sho͞oal′ə tē] n …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 heterosexual — 1. persona cuyo deseo o preferencia sexual está dirigida hacia personas del sexo opuesto. 2. relativo o perteneciente al deseo o preferencia sexual por personas del sexo opuesto. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud,… …

    Diccionario médico

  • 6 heterosexual — (adj.) 1892, in C.G. Craddock s translation of Krafft Ebbing s Psychopathia Sexualis, a hybrid; see HETERO (Cf. hetero ) + SEXUAL (Cf. sexual). The noun is recorded from 1920, but not in common use until 1960s. Colloquial shortening hetero is… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 heterosexual — (De hetero y sexual). 1. adj. Dicho de una persona: Que practica la heterosexualidad. U. t. c. s.) 2. Se dice de la relación erótica entre individuos de diferente sexo. 3. Perteneciente o relativo a la heterosexualidad …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 8 Heterosexual — A person sexually attracted to persons of the opposite sex. Colloquially known as straight. The term heterosexual can also be an adjective. * * * 1. A person whose sexual orientation is toward persons of the opposite sex. 2. Relating to or… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 9 heterosexual — [[t]he̱təroʊse̱kʃuəl[/t]] heterosexuals 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A heterosexual relationship is a sexual relationship between a man and a woman. 2) ADJ Someone who is heterosexual is sexually attracted to people of the opposite sex. Derived words:… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 heterosexual — ► adjetivo 1 Se refiere a la relación que se produce entre individuos de sexo diferente. ANTÓNIMO homosexual ► adjetivo/ sustantivo 2 Se dice de la persona que mantiene relaciones con otra de sexo diferente. ANTÓNIMO homosexual ► adjetivo 3 BOT …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 11 heterosexual — I UK [ˌhetərəʊˈsekʃuəl] / US [ˌhetəroʊˈsekʃuəl] adjective sexually attracted to people of the opposite sex • See: bisexual, homosexual Derived word: heterosexuality UK [ˌhetərəʊˌsekʃuˈælətɪ] / US [ˌhetəroʊˌsekʃuˈælətɪ] noun uncountable II UK… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 heterosexual — adj. & n. adj. 1 feeling or involving sexual attraction to persons of the opposite sex. 2 concerning heterosexual relations or people. 3 relating to the opposite sex. n. a heterosexual person. Derivatives: heterosexuality n. heterosexually adv …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 heterosexual — I. adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1892 1. a. of, relating to, or characterized by a tendency to direct sexual desire toward the opposite sex b. of, relating to, or involving sexual intercourse between individuals… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 heterosexual — /het euhr euh sek shooh euhl/ or, esp. Brit., / seks yooh /, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or exhibiting heterosexuality. 2. Biol. pertaining to the opposite sex or to both sexes. n. 3. a heterosexual person. [1890 95; HETERO + SEXUAL] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 15 heterosexual — 1. adjective Sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex 2. noun A heterosexual organism, especially a human. Ant: homosexual …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 heterosexual — adj. Heterosexual is used with these nouns: ↑couple, ↑desire, ↑intercourse, ↑love, ↑male, ↑man, ↑marriage, ↑parent, ↑partner, ↑relationship, ↑sex …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 heterosexual — het|er|o|sex|u|al1 [ ,hetərou sekʃuəl ] adjective sexually attracted to people of the opposite sex ╾ het|er|o|sex|u|al|i|ty [ ,hetərou,sekʃu æləti ] noun uncount ─ compare BISEXUAL, HOMOSEXUAL heterosexual het|er|o|sex|u|al 2 [ ,hetərou sekʃuəl ] …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 heterosexual — adjective sexually attracted to the opposite sex. ↘involving or characterized by such sexual attraction. noun a heterosexual person. Derivatives heterosexuality noun heterosexually adverb …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 heterosexual — adjective sexually attracted to people of the opposite sex compare bisexual 1 (1), homosexual heterosexual noun (C) heterosexuality noun (U) heterosexually adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 heterosexual — [ˌhetərəʊˈsekʃuəl] adj sexually attracted to people of the opposite sex heterosexual noun [C] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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