homoeroticism

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ho·mo·e·rot·i·cism

 (hō′mō-ĭ-rŏt′ĭ-sĭz′əm) also ho·mo·er·o·tism (-ĕr′ə-tĭz′əm)
n.
The quality of being homoerotic or being represented as homoerotic.

homoeroticism

(ˌhəʊməʊɪˈrɒtɪˌsɪzəm) or

homoerotism

n
(Psychology) eroticism centred on or aroused by persons of one's own sex

ho•mo•e•rot•i•cism

(ˌhoʊ moʊ ɪˈrɒt əˌsɪz əm)

also ho•mo•er•o•tism

(-ˈɛr əˌtɪz əm)

n.
a tendency to be sexually aroused by a member of the same sex.
[1915–20]
ho`mo•e•rot′ic (-ɪk) adj.

homoeroticism, homoerotism

1. the tendency to obtain sexual gratification from a member of the same sex.
2. homosexual activity. — homoerotic, adj.
See also: Homosexuality
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homoeroticism - a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
sexual inversion, inversion - a term formerly used to mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex
lesbianism, sapphism - female homosexuality
paederasty, pederasty - sexual relations between a man and a boy (usually anal intercourse with the boy as a passive partner)
Translations
homoérotisme

homoeroticism

[ˌhəʊməʊɪˈrɒtɪsɪzəm] nhomoérotisme m