homoerotic

homoerotic
a) Arousing a homosexual desire.
b) Pertaining to homosexual love or desire

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  • homoerotic — also homo erotic, 1916, from HOMO (Cf. homo ) (2) + EROTIC (Cf. erotic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • homoerotic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ concerning or arousing sexual desire centred on a person of the same sex. DERIVATIVES homoeroticism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • homoerotic — adjective Date: 1916 homosexual; specifically marked by, revealing, or portraying homosexual desire < a homoerotic subtext to the story > < homoerotic photographs > • homoeroticism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • homoerotic — [[t]hɒ̱moʊɪrɒ̱tɪk[/t]] ADJ Homoerotic is used to describe things such as films and literature that show homosexual acts in a way that is intended to cause sexual excitement …   English dictionary

  • Homoerotic poetry — is a genre of poetry of the male male erotic tradition that contains poems by major poets such as Abu Nuwas, Walt Whitman, Federico García Lorca, W. H. Auden, Fernando Pessoa and Allen Ginsberg. In the female female tradition, there are poets… …   Wikipedia

  • homoerotic — ho·mo·e·rot·ic (hō mō ĭ rŏtʹĭk) adj. 1. Of or concerning homosexual love and desire. 2. Tending to arouse such desire. * * * …   Universalium

  • homoerotic — ho·mo·erot·ic .hō mō i rät ik adj HOMOSEXUAL ho·mo·erot·i·cism i rät ə .siz əm also ho·mo·erot·ism er ə .tiz əm n * * * ho·mo·erot·ic (ho″mo ə rotґik) pertaining to or characterized by homoeroticism …   Medical dictionary

  • homoerotic — Synonyms and related words: AC DC, amphierotic, autoerotic, bisexed, bisexual, butch, deviant, effeminate, gay, homophile, homosexual, inverted, lesbian, mannish, perverted, queer, sapphic, transvestite, tribadistic …   Moby Thesaurus

  • homoerotic — ho|mo|e|rot|ic [ ,houmouı ratık ] adjective FORMAL involving sexual love between two men or between two women ╾ homoeroticism noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • homoerotic — adj. of attraction to the same sexho·mo·e·rot·ic || ‚həʊməʊɪ rÉ‘tɪk / rÉ’t …   English contemporary dictionary

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