homosocial

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From homo- +‎ social.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /həʊmə(ʊ)ˈsəʊʃəl/

AdjectiveEdit

homosocial (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to homosociality.
    • 2012, Faramerz Dabhoiwala, The Origins of Sex, Penguin 2013, p. 129:
      Even at its most intense, though, such ‘homosocial’ friendship, both in fiction and in reality, was meant to be distinguished from homosexual acts and tendencies.
Last modified on 2 April 2013, at 19:59