EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From other +‎ sex, modelled after same-sex.

AdjectiveEdit

other-sex (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to attraction to the opposite sex; heterosexual.
    • 2009, Harry T. Reis, ‎Susan Sprecher, Encyclopedia of Human Relationships:
      A rating of 0 represents exclusive other-sex (i.e., heterosexual) attractions, a rating of 6 represents exclusive same-sex (i.e., homosexual) attractions, and a rating of 3 represents equal degrees of same-sex and other-sex attractions.

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