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metrosexual

[me-troh-sek-shoo-uh l]
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noun
  1. a heterosexual, usually urban male who pays much attention to his personal appearance and cultivates an upscale lifestyle.
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adjective
  1. pertaining to or being a metrosexual: You can see from the matching colors in every room that he has a metrosexual focus on home décor.
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Origin of metrosexual

First recorded in 1990-95; metro(politan) + (hetero)sexual
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British Dictionary definitions for metro-sexual

metrosexual

noun
  1. a heterosexual man who spends a lot of time and money on his appearance and likes to shop
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adjective
  1. of or relating to metrosexuals
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Word Origin and History for metro-sexual

metrosexual

adj.

by 2001, from metropolitan + -sexual, ending abstracted from homosexual, heterosexual.

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