hetero

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het·er·o

 (hĕt′ə-rō′)
n. pl. het·er·os Informal
A heterosexual person.

het′er·o adj.

hetero

(ˈhɛtərəʊ)
n, adj, pl -os
(Biology) short for heterosexual

het•er•o

(ˈhɛt əˌroʊ)

adj., n., pl. -er•os. adj.
1. heterosexual.
n.
2. a heterosexual person.
[1930–35; by shortening; see -o]

hetero-

a combining form meaning “different,” “other”: heterocyclic.
Also, esp. before a vowel,heter-.
[< Greek, comb. form of héteros the other of two, other, different]
Translations

hetero

n (inf)Hetero m (inf), → Heterosexuelle(r) mf
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