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bromosexual

[ hoh-muh-sek-shoo-uhl ]
/ ˌhoʊ məˈsɛk ʃu əl /
Informal.

adjective

noting or relating to a close but nonsexual friendship between two men, typically a heterosexual man and a gay man (usually used facetiously).

noun

a man who has one or more close but nonsexual friendships with men (usually used facetiously).See also bromance.

Nearby words

bromoderma, bromoform, bromoil, bromoil process, bromomethane, bromosexual, bromouracil, brompheniramine, brompheniramine maleate, bromphenol test, brompton cocktail

Origin of bromosexual

First recorded in 2005–10; blend of bro + homosexual
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