same-sex

adjective
\ ˈsām-ˈseks How to pronounce same-sex (audio) \

Definition of same-sex

: of, relating to, or involving members of the same sex same-sex twins same-sex marriage

First Known Use of same-sex

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of same-sex was in 1949

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“Same-sex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/same-sex. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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same-sex

adjective
How to pronounce same-sex (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of same-sex

: involving members of the same sex

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