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metrosexual

[me-troh-sek-shoo-uh l] /ˌmɛ troʊˈsɛk ʃu əl/
noun
1.
a heterosexual, usually urban male who pays much attention to his personal appearance and cultivates an upscale lifestyle.
adjective
2.
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.
Origin
1990-1995
1990-95; metro(politan) + (hetero)sexual
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British Dictionary definitions for metro sexual

metrosexual

/ˌmɛtrəʊˈsɛksjʊəl/
noun
1.
a heterosexual man who spends a lot of time and money on his appearance and likes to shop
adjective
2.
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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Slang definitions & phrases for metro sexual

metrosexual

adjective

Of a male, exhibiting a strong aesthetic sense and inordinate interest in appearance and style

noun

An urban male of any sexual orientation who has a strong aesthetic sense and spends a great deal of time and money on his appearance and lifestyle (1994+)


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