bisexual

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌbaɪˈsɛkʃuəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/baɪˈsɛkʃuəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bī seksho̅o̅ əl)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
bi•sex•u•al /baɪˈsɛkʃuəl/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. Developmental Biology
    • of both sexes.
  2. combining male and female organs in one individual; hermaphroditic.
  3. Medicinesexually responsive to and interested in both males and females.

n. [countable]
  1. Developmental Biologyan animal or plant that has the reproductive organs of both sexes.
  2. Medicinea person sexually responsive to both males and females.
bi•sex•u•al•i•ty /baɪˌsɛkʃuˈælɪti/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable]concerned about her husband's bisexuality.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
bi•sex•u•al  (bī seksho̅o̅ əl),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Developmental Biology[Biol.]
    • of both sexes.
    • combining male and female organs in one individual;
      hermaphroditic.
  2. Medicinesexually responsive to both sexes;
    ambisexual.

n. 
  1. Developmental Biology[Biol.]an animal or plant that has the reproductive organs of both sexes.
  2. Medicinea person sexually responsive to both sexes;
    ambisexual.
bi′sex•u•ali•ty, bi•sexu•al•ism n. 
bi•sexu•al•ly, adv. 
  • bi-1 + sexual 1815–25

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
bisexual /baɪˈsɛksjʊəl/ adj
  1. sexually attracted by both men and women
  2. showing characteristics of both sexes
  3. of or relating to both sexes
n
  1. a bisexual organism; a hermaphrodite
  2. a bisexual person
bisexuality /baɪˌsɛksjʊˈælɪtɪ/, esp US biˈsexualism
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