from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to both sexes.
- adj. Having both male and female reproductive organs; hermaphroditic.
- adj. Botany Denoting a single flower that contains functional staminate and pistillate structures; perfect.
- adj. Of, relating to, or having a sexual orientation to persons of either sex.
- n. A bisexual organism; a hermaphrodite.
- n. A bisexual person.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Sexually attracted to members of either sex.
- adj. Of flowers: having both pollen and seeds.
- adj. Of sporophytes: having both male and female organs.
- adj. Of gametophytes: producing both eggs and sperm.
- adj. Of fungi: producing both the "female" ascogonium and the "male" antheridium.
- adj. Hermaphroditic.
- n. A person who is bisexual. Someone who is attracted to both males and females.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of both sexes; hermaphrodite; as a flower with stamens and pistil, or an animal having ovaries and testes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the organs of both sexes in one individual; of two sexes; hermaphrodite.
- In ethnology, characterized by an equal social development of both sexes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having an ambiguous sexual identity
- adj. sexually attracted to both sexes
- n. a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
And while I found her discussions with older feminists like Shulman, who don't and never have used the label bisexual, even though they had had relationships with both men and women, very interesting, the younger women, including Featherstone and DiFranco, seemed to serve only as quotes to back up the assertions Baumgardner makes about herself.
In order to distinguish these two great types of fertilization we will use the term bisexual for the one and unisexual for the other.
I am somewhat embarrassed to admit this now, but I think I was afraid to claim the term "bisexual" because it seemed so finite, or too strong of a revealing label, like "gay."
But I don't want to be afraid of the label bisexual anymore.
I think that perhaps the label bisexual means very little to me.
My mom uses the term bisexual in the worst way-the hetero-friendly way bi being a phase.
The term bisexual is necessary to distinguish such individuals from trisexuals.
"The word 'bisexual' nowhere appears in the book."
The term bisexual is an unnecessary distinction, because a faggot wants to defile anyone or anything he can get his hands on
The term bisexual is an unnecessary distinction, because a faggot wants to defile anyone or anything he can get his hands on. article about a "gay-friendly" high school.
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