sociosexual

adjective
so·​cio·​sex·​u·​al | \ ˌsō-sē-ō-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl How to pronounce sociosexual (audio) , -ˈsek-shəl, ˌsō-shē- \

Definition of sociosexual

: of or relating to the interpersonal aspects of sexuality

First Known Use of sociosexual

1932, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About sociosexual

Time Traveler for sociosexual

Time Traveler

The first known use of sociosexual was in 1932

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near sociosexual

socioreligious

sociosexual

socius

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for sociosexual

Cite this Entry

“Sociosexual.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sociosexual. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for sociosexual

sociosexual

adjective
so·​cio·​sex·​u·​al | \ -ˈseksh-(ə-)wəl, -ˈsek-shəl How to pronounce sociosexual (audio) \

Medical Definition of sociosexual

: of or relating to the interpersonal aspects of sexuality sociosexual behavior

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!