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Etymology

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Clipped from heterosexual.

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Adjective

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hetero (comparative more hetero, superlative most hetero)

  1. (informal) Heterosexual: of, pertaining to, or being a heterosexual person.
    This novel depicts a hetero couple who are in love.

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Noun

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hetero (plural heteros)

  1. (informal) A heterosexual person.
    • 2018, Caspar Salmon, “Casting Jack Whitehall as a gay Disney character is an act of queer erasure”, in The Guardian[1]:
      You only have to watch Dominic West’s dancing in the film Pride for two seconds to understand that there are some things beyond a hetero’s range.

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Translations

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Danish

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Noun

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hetero

  1. (informal) a heterosexual person

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Dutch

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Etymology

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Clipping of heteroseksueel.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɦeː.təˌroː/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: he‧te‧ro

Noun

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hetero m (plural hetero's)

  1. (informal) A heterosexual, a hetero.
    Synonym: heteroseksueel
    Antonyms: homoseksueel, homo

Finnish

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Etymology

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Clipping of heteroseksuaali

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈhetero/, [ˈhe̞t̪e̞ro̞]
  • Rhymes: -etero
  • Syllabification(key): he‧te‧ro

Noun

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hetero

  1. heterosexual, hetero (person)

Declension

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Inflection of hetero (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative hetero heterot
genitive heteron heterojen
heteroiden
heteroitten
partitive heteroa heteroja
heteroita
illative heteroon heteroihin
singular plural
nominative hetero heterot
accusative nom. hetero heterot
gen. heteron
genitive heteron heterojen
heteroiden
heteroitten
partitive heteroa heteroja
heteroita
inessive heterossa heteroissa
elative heterosta heteroista
illative heteroon heteroihin
adessive heterolla heteroilla
ablative heterolta heteroilta
allative heterolle heteroille
essive heterona heteroina
translative heteroksi heteroiksi
abessive heterotta heteroitta
instructive heteroin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of hetero (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative heteroni heteroni
accusative nom. heteroni heteroni
gen. heteroni
genitive heteroni heterojeni
heteroideni
heteroitteni
partitive heteroani heterojani
heteroitani
inessive heterossani heteroissani
elative heterostani heteroistani
illative heterooni heteroihini
adessive heterollani heteroillani
ablative heteroltani heteroiltani
allative heterolleni heteroilleni
essive heteronani heteroinani
translative heterokseni heteroikseni
abessive heterottani heteroittani
instructive
comitative heteroineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative heterosi heterosi
accusative nom. heterosi heterosi
gen. heterosi
genitive heterosi heterojesi
heteroidesi
heteroittesi
partitive heteroasi heterojasi
heteroitasi
inessive heterossasi heteroissasi
elative heterostasi heteroistasi
illative heteroosi heteroihisi
adessive heterollasi heteroillasi
ablative heteroltasi heteroiltasi
allative heterollesi heteroillesi
essive heteronasi heteroinasi
translative heteroksesi heteroiksesi
abessive heterottasi heteroittasi
instructive
comitative heteroinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative heteromme heteromme
accusative nom. heteromme heteromme
gen. heteromme
genitive heteromme heterojemme
heteroidemme
heteroittemme
partitive heteroamme heterojamme
heteroitamme
inessive heterossamme heteroissamme
elative heterostamme heteroistamme
illative heteroomme heteroihimme
adessive heterollamme heteroillamme
ablative heteroltamme heteroiltamme
allative heterollemme heteroillemme
essive heteronamme heteroinamme
translative heteroksemme heteroiksemme
abessive heterottamme heteroittamme
instructive
comitative heteroinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative heteronne heteronne
accusative nom. heteronne heteronne
gen. heteronne
genitive heteronne heterojenne
heteroidenne
heteroittenne
partitive heteroanne heterojanne
heteroitanne
inessive heterossanne heteroissanne
elative heterostanne heteroistanne
illative heteroonne heteroihinne
adessive heterollanne heteroillanne
ablative heteroltanne heteroiltanne
allative heterollenne heteroillenne
essive heteronanne heteroinanne
translative heteroksenne heteroiksenne
abessive heterottanne heteroittanne
instructive
comitative heteroinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative heteronsa heteronsa
accusative nom. heteronsa heteronsa
gen. heteronsa
genitive heteronsa heterojensa
heteroidensa
heteroittensa
partitive heteroaan
heteroansa
heterojaan
heteroitaan
heterojansa
heteroitansa
inessive heterossaan
heterossansa
heteroissaan
heteroissansa
elative heterostaan
heterostansa
heteroistaan
heteroistansa
illative heteroonsa heteroihinsa
adessive heterollaan
heterollansa
heteroillaan
heteroillansa
ablative heteroltaan
heteroltansa
heteroiltaan
heteroiltansa
allative heterolleen
heterollensa
heteroilleen
heteroillensa
essive heteronaan
heteronansa
heteroinaan
heteroinansa
translative heterokseen
heteroksensa
heteroikseen
heteroiksensa
abessive heterottaan
heterottansa
heteroittaan
heteroittansa
instructive
comitative heteroineen
heteroinensa

Adjective

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hetero (comparative heterompi, superlative heteroin)

  1. heterosexual; used mainly as modifier in compound terms.
    heteromies (a heterosexual man)
    heterosuhde (a heterosexual relationship)

Declension

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Inflection of hetero (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative hetero heterot
genitive heteron heterojen
heteroiden
heteroitten
partitive heteroa heteroja
heteroita
illative heteroon heteroihin
singular plural
nominative hetero heterot
accusative nom. hetero heterot
gen. heteron
genitive heteron heterojen
heteroiden
heteroitten
partitive heteroa heteroja
heteroita
inessive heterossa heteroissa
elative heterosta heteroista
illative heteroon heteroihin
adessive heterolla heteroilla
ablative heterolta heteroilta
allative heterolle heteroille
essive heterona heteroina
translative heteroksi heteroiksi
abessive heterotta heteroitta
instructive heteroin
comitative heteroine
Possessive forms of hetero (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
Rare. Only used with substantive adjectives.
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative heteroni heteroni
accusative nom. heteroni heteroni
gen. heteroni
genitive heteroni heterojeni
heteroideni
heteroitteni
partitive heteroani heterojani
heteroitani
inessive heterossani heteroissani
elative heterostani heteroistani
illative heterooni heteroihini
adessive heterollani heteroillani
ablative heteroltani heteroiltani
allative heterolleni heteroilleni
essive heteronani heteroinani
translative heterokseni heteroikseni
abessive heterottani heteroittani
instructive
comitative heteroineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative heterosi heterosi
accusative nom. heterosi heterosi
gen. heterosi
genitive heterosi heterojesi
heteroidesi
heteroittesi
partitive heteroasi heterojasi
heteroitasi
inessive heterossasi heteroissasi
elative heterostasi heteroistasi
illative heteroosi heteroihisi
adessive heterollasi heteroillasi
ablative heteroltasi heteroiltasi
allative heterollesi heteroillesi
essive heteronasi heteroinasi
translative heteroksesi heteroiksesi
abessive heterottasi heteroittasi
instructive
comitative heteroinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative heteromme heteromme
accusative nom. heteromme heteromme
gen. heteromme
genitive heteromme heterojemme
heteroidemme
heteroittemme
partitive heteroamme heterojamme
heteroitamme
inessive heterossamme heteroissamme
elative heterostamme heteroistamme
illative heteroomme heteroihimme
adessive heterollamme heteroillamme
ablative heteroltamme heteroiltamme
allative heterollemme heteroillemme
essive heteronamme heteroinamme
translative heteroksemme heteroiksemme
abessive heterottamme heteroittamme
instructive
comitative heteroinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative heteronne heteronne
accusative nom. heteronne heteronne
gen. heteronne
genitive heteronne heterojenne
heteroidenne
heteroittenne
partitive heteroanne heterojanne
heteroitanne
inessive heterossanne heteroissanne
elative heterostanne heteroistanne
illative heteroonne heteroihinne
adessive heterollanne heteroillanne
ablative heteroltanne heteroiltanne
allative heterollenne heteroillenne
essive heteronanne heteroinanne
translative heteroksenne heteroiksenne
abessive heterottanne heteroittanne
instructive
comitative heteroinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative heteronsa heteronsa
accusative nom. heteronsa heteronsa
gen. heteronsa
genitive heteronsa heterojensa
heteroidensa
heteroittensa
partitive heteroaan
heteroansa
heterojaan
heteroitaan
heterojansa
heteroitansa
inessive heterossaan
heterossansa
heteroissaan
heteroissansa
elative heterostaan
heterostansa
heteroistaan
heteroistansa
illative heteroonsa heteroihinsa
adessive heterollaan
heterollansa
heteroillaan
heteroillansa
ablative heteroltaan
heteroltansa
heteroiltaan
heteroiltansa
allative heterolleen
heterollensa
heteroilleen
heteroillensa
essive heteronaan
heteronansa
heteroinaan
heteroinansa
translative heterokseen
heteroksensa
heteroikseen
heteroiksensa
abessive heterottaan
heterottansa
heteroittaan
heteroittansa
instructive
comitative heteroineen
heteroinensa

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Galician

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Etymology

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Clipping of heterosexual.

Adjective

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hetero (invariable)

  1. hetero, straight

Noun

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hetero m or f by sense (plural heteros)

  1. hetero, straight

German

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Etymology

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Clipping of heterosexuell.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈheːteʁo/, /ˈhɛteʁo/
  • Hyphenation: he‧te‧ro
  • Audio:(file)

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hetero (indeclinable)

  1. hetero, straight

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Polish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /xɛˈtɛ.rɔ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛrɔ
  • Syllabification: he‧te‧ro

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hetero f

  1. vocative singular of hetera

Portuguese

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Adjective

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hetero

  1. Misspelling of hétero.

Noun

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hetero

  1. Misspelling of hétero.

Spanish

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Etymology

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Clipping of heterosexual.

Adjective

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hetero (invariable)

  1. hetero, straight

Noun

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hetero m or f by sense (plural heteros)

  1. hetero, straight

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Swedish

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Noun

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hetero c or n

  1. (colloquial) a heterosexual

Adjective

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hetero

  1. (colloquial, only used predicatively) heterosexual
    Synonym: heterosexuell

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