bisexual

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adjective bi·sex·u·al \(ˌ)bī-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl, -shəl\

Definition of bisexual

  1. 1a :  possessing characters of both sexes and especially both male and female reproductive structures :  hermaphroditic bisexual flowersb :  of, relating to, or characterized by sexual or romantic attraction to members of both sexes; also :  engaging in sexual activity with partners of more than one gender

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or involving both sexes bisexual reproduction

bisexual

noun

bisexuality

play \ˌbī-ˌsek-shə-ˈwa-lə-tē\ noun

bisexually

play \(ˌ)bī-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wə-lē, -sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of bisexual

1793


BISEXUAL Defined for English Language Learners

bisexual

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adjective

Definition of bisexual for English Language Learners

  • : sexually attracted to both men and women

  • : having both male and female sex parts

  • : relating to or involving two sexes


Medical Dictionary

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bisexual

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adjective bi·sex·u·al \(ˈ)bī-ˈseksh-(ə-)wəl, -ˈsek-shəl\

Medical Definition of bisexual

  1. 1a:  possessing characters of both sexes and especially both male and female reproductive structures :  hermaphroditicb:  of, relating to, or characterized by a tendency to be sexually atttracted toward individuals of both sexes :  engaging in sexual activity with partners of either sex

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or involving two sexes bisexual reproduction

bisexuality

\ˌbī-ˌsek-shə-ˈwal-ət-ē\play noun plural

bisexualities

bisexually

\(ˈ)bī-ˈseksh-(ə-)wə-lē, -(ə-)lē\play adverb

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bisexual

noun bi·sex·u·al

Medical Definition of bisexual

  1. :  a bisexual individual


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