- a tendency to be sexually aroused by a member of the same sex.
Also ho·mo·er·o·tism [hoh-moh-er-uh-tiz-uh m] /ˌhoʊ moʊˈɛr əˌtɪz əm/.
Origin of homoeroticism
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- eroticism centred on or aroused by persons of one's own sex
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