adjective Date: 1916 homosexual; specifically marked by, revealing, or portraying homosexual desire <
a homoerotic subtext to the story
homoerotic photographs
homoeroticism noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • homoerotic — ho|mo|e|rot|ic [ ,houmouı ratık ] adjective FORMAL involving sexual love between two men or between two women ╾ homoeroticism noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • homoerotic — [ˌhəʊməʊɪ rɒtɪk, ˌhɒməʊ ] adjective concerning or arousing sexual desire centred on a person of the same sex. Derivatives homoeroticism noun …   English new terms dictionary

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