metrosexual

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metrosexual

a young, straight, sensitive urban male who enjoys good clothes, stylish living, the art of decorating, and self-improvement
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met·ro·sex·u·al

 (mĕt′rə-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
n.
A heterosexual man who is sensitive to stereotypic feminine interests and is very concerned with personal appearance, as in grooming and dressing stylishly.

[ Blend of metropolitan + heterosexual (coined punningly by Mark Simpson (born 1965), British author and journalist).]

met′ro·sex′u·al adj.
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metrosexual

(ˌmɛtrəʊˈsɛksjʊəl)
n
a heterosexual man who spends a lot of time and money on his appearance and likes to shop
adj
of or relating to metrosexuals
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métrosexuel

metrosexual

[,metrəˈseksjʊəl]
A. ADJmetrosexual
B. Nmetrosexual m
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And while some players revel in the traditional image of rugby machismo, Sam confines his fearless physicality to the field of play and is not afraid to expose his meterosexual side off it.
Overall, the crisis has been associated with the emergence of new forms of masculinities (e.g., laddist and meterosexual; for a comprehensive review, see Jackson, Stevenson, and Brooks 2001; Simpson 1994) developed to meet the changing needs of men in a society where gender norms are in flux and gender expectations are being negotiated.
The absolute way to find out whether you are married to a Meterosexual man or not is to see if he has a salmon pink shirt in his wardrobe.