Definition of metrosexual
: a usually urban heterosexual male given to enhancing his personal appearance by fastidious grooming, beauty treatments, and fashionable clothes A metrosexual … is happy getting a pedicure and a manicure. He's hip, urban, sophisticated and, above all, stylish — Rebecca Paley
metrosexualityplay \-ˌsek-shə-ˈwa-lə-tē\ noun
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Despite the emergence of the metrosexual and an increase in stay-at-home dads, tough-guy stereotypes die hard.
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Origin and Etymology of metrosexual
2metropolitan + -sexual (as in 2heterosexual)
First Known Use: 1994See Words from the same year
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