sapiosexual

[ sey-pee-oh-sek-shoo-uhl ]
/ ˌseɪ pi oʊˈsɛk ʃu əl /

noun

a person who finds intelligence to be a sexually attractive quality in others.

adjective

noting or relating to such a person.

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Origin of sapiosexual

First recorded in 2000–05; sapi(ent) + -o- + sexual
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