het·​ero·​so·​cial ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈsō-shəl How to pronounce heterosocial (audio)
: of, relating to, or involving social relationships between persons of the opposite sex

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Margaret E. Sobota looked at the correlation between living in a single-mother household and heterosocial competence. Charlene Paparizos, cleveland.com, 7 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heterosocial was in 1927

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“Heterosocial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heterosocial. Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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