Definition of eunuch
1 : a castrated man placed in charge of a harem or employed as a chamberlain in a palace
2 : a man or boy deprived of the testes or external genitals
3 : one that lacks virility or power political eunuchs
eunuchismplay \ˈyü-nə-ˌki-zəm, -ni-\ noun
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Ken is the first man—or, technically, eunuch—many little girls will ever see nude.
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EUNUCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eunuch for English Language Learners
: a man who has had his sexual organs removed
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