Monday, 4 February 2013

Entry: homoeroticism  (n.)

In context:  "A grunting, crunching ballet of repressed homoeroticism, football, Ms. Steepley, on my view."

Definition: Pertaining to or characterized by a tendency for erotic emotions to be centred on a person of the same sex; of or pertaining to a homo-erotic person. Freq. a synonym of homosexual.

Other: Interestingly, for a phenomenon that's existed for the humanity, this term was only coined in 1916.

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Page: 1047

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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