polyamory


poly·am·ory

noun \ˌpä-lē-ˈa-mə-rē\
plural poly·am·ories

Definition of POLYAMORY

:  the state or practice of having more than one open romantic relationship at a time
poly·am·or·ist \-rist\ noun
poly·am·o·rous \-ˈa-mə-rəs, -ˈam-rəs\ adjective

Origin of POLYAMORY

polyamorous (from poly- + amorous) + 2-y
First Known Use: 1994

Other Sociology Terms

bourgeois, ethos, eugenics, exurb, incommunicado, intelligentsia, megalopolis, metrosexual, mores, subculture

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