sexual preference


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  • sexual preference — noun A preference for either homosexual or heterosexual relations • • • Main Entry: ↑sex * * * sexual preference variant UK US Main entry: sexual orientation …   Useful english dictionary

  • sexual preference — sexual preferences N VAR: oft poss N Someone s sexual preference is the same as their sexual orientation …   English dictionary

  • sexual preference — sexual orientation UK / US or sexual preference UK / US noun [uncountable] the state of having sexual relationships with people of one sex rather than the other …   English dictionary

  • sexual preference —    homosexuality    Not in the literal sense referring to gentlemen who prefer blondes or ladies who favour moustaches. Also as sexual irregularity, orientation, proclivity, or tropism:     ... impossible to ask questions about (as they said on… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • sexual preference — The gender sought in one s sexual partners. 2. A particular mode of behavior leading to sexual satisfaction. * * * sexual pref·er·ence pref (ə )rens n SEXUAL ORIENTATION …   Medical dictionary

  • sexual preference — Synonyms and related words: active algolagnia, algolagnia, algolagny, amphierotism, autoeroticism, bisexuality, coprophilia, exhibitionism, fetishism, heterosexuality, homoeroticism, homosexualism, homosexuality, incest, incestuousness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ˌsexual ˈpreference — noun [U] the state of preferring sexual relationships with people of one sex rather than the other …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Sexual orientation — is believed to refer to an enduring pattern of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions to men, women, or both sexes. According to the American Psychological Association it also refers to an individual’s sense of personal and social… …   Wikipedia

  • Sexual fetishism — Classification and external resources Foot fetishism is one of the most common fetishes ICD 10 F …   Wikipedia

  • sexual orientation — sexual orien tation or ,sexual preference noun uncount the state of having sexual relationships with people of one sex rather than the other …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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