nonheterosexual

adjective
non·​het·​ero·​sex·​u·​al | \ ˌnän-ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl How to pronounce nonheterosexual (audio) , -ˈsek-shəl \

Definition of nonheterosexual

: not heterosexual nonheterosexual sex/relationships/people

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Other Words from nonheterosexual

nonheterosexual noun
nonheterosexually adjective

Examples of nonheterosexual in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An increasing number of young adults identify as nonheterosexual and noncisgender, according to a new global survey from Ipsos. NBC News, 9 June 2021

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First Known Use of nonheterosexual

1960, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonheterosexual was in 1960

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“Nonheterosexual.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonheterosexual. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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