Definition of Bisexual

1. Noun. A person who is sexually attracted to both sexes.


2. Adjective. Sexually attracted to both sexes.
Derivative terms: Bisexuality
Antonyms: Heterosexual, Homosexual

3. Adjective. Having an ambiguous sexual identity.
Exact synonyms: Epicene
Similar to: Androgynous
Derivative terms: Bisexuality

Definition of Bisexual

1. a. Of both sexes; hermaphrodite; as a flower with stamens and pistil, or an animal having ovaries and testes.

Definition of Bisexual

1. Adjective. (botany) Of flowers: having both male and female organs. ¹

2. Adjective. (sexuality of humans or other animals) Sexually attracted to persons of either sex. ¹

3. Adjective. (rare) Hermaphroditic. ¹

4. Noun. A person who is bisexual. Someone who is attracted to both males and females. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bisexual

1. one who is attracted to both sexes [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bisexual

1. Of both sexes; hermaphrodite; as a flower with stamens and pistil, or an animal having ovaries and testes. Origin: Pref. Bi- + sexual. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bisexual

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bisegments
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bisensory
biseptate
biserial
biserial correlation
biserial correlation coefficient
biseriate
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bisexous
bisexual (current term)
bisexual person
bisexualities
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Literary usage of Bisexual

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1. Prevention Primer: An Encyclopedia of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Gay, lesbian, & bisexual Youth/ Adulto. Because of the historical stigmatization of gay, lesbian, and bisexual people, few prevention programs are inclusive ..."

2. The Grand Strategy of Evolution: The Social Philosophy of a Biologist by William Patten (1920)
"... the Nutritive Income and Forage Dividends of Youth—bisexual, Cooperation as an Agency in Parental Benevolence: Sex, and Sexual Divergence; ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"This occurrence would tend to prove that the filaments of some Spirogyra at least are truly bisexual, and that the transition from the bisexual to the ..."

4. Genetics and Eugenics: A Text-book for Students of Biology and a Reference by William Ernest Castle (1916)
"... CHAPTER XXV GENETIC CHANGES IN bisexual REPRODUCTION How common are genetic changes in ordinary bisexual reproduction? This question also can be ..."

5. Treatment of Adolescents With Substance Use Disorders: A Treatment by Ken C. Winters, Ken C. Winters, Ph.d. (2000)
"Homosexual, bisexual, and Transgendered Youths During the adolescent years, some young people explore a variety of sexual relationships with both the same ..."

6. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"Flowers bisexual and male ; the two kinds upon distinct plants, and without petals. Calyx of bisexual flower connate, with the ovary in its lower part, ..."

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