homoeroticism
noun see homoerotic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Homoeroticism — refers to the representation of same sex love and desire, most especially as it is depicted or manifested in the visual arts and literature. It can also be found in performative forms; from theatre to the theatricality of uniformed movements (e.g …   Wikipedia

  • homoeroticism — [hō΄mō ē rät′ə siz΄əm] n. [ HOMO + EROTICISM] HOMOSEXUALITY homoerotic adj …   English World dictionary

  • homoeroticism — homoerotic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ concerning or arousing sexual desire centred on a person of the same sex. DERIVATIVES homoeroticism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • homoeroticism — noun a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex • Syn: ↑homosexuality, ↑homosexualism, ↑queerness, ↑gayness • Derivationally related forms: ↑gay (for: ↑gayness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • homoeroticism — homoerotic /hoh moh i rot ik/, adj. /hoh moh i rot euh siz euhm/, n. a tendency to be sexually aroused by a member of the same sex. Also, homoerotism /hoh moh er euh tiz euhm/. [1915 20; HOMO + EROTICISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • homoeroticism — noun The state or quality of being homoerotic …   Wiktionary

  • HOMOEROTICISM —    Were there gay cowboys in the old West? Undoubtedly. Do Western movies portray gay cowboys? Of course, the modern Western Brokeback Mountain (2005) addresses the subject directly. Recent critics have been going back to the classic Westerns,… …   Westerns in Cinema

  • homoeroticism — ho·mo·erot·i·cism (ho″mo ə rotґĭ siz əm) 1. sexual feeling directed toward a person of the same sex. 2. a stage in the development of object relationships characterized by suppression of libidinal energies and occurring… …   Medical dictionary

  • homoeroticism — n. homosexuality, sexual attraction between members of the same sex …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homoeroticism — homo·eroticism …   English syllables

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