Definitions

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  • n. A person sexually attracted to “tramps” (as a paronomastic synonym of hobo).
  • n. Punning on bum (as a synonym of hobo).
  • n. A person of an unkempt appearance (antonymous with metrosexual).

Etymologies

Formed as hobo +‎ sexual, punning on homosexual; compare hobohemia and metrosexual. (Wiktionary)

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  • "A friend’s young son (4 or 5) was asking her about “you know, the guys who like women, but they like to look good, too.” She very bravely took him up on it and explained that such men were called “metrosexuals.” He thought for a moment and then said, “So the guys who like guys… what are they? Hobosexuals?” She was driving at the time and is still amazed she didn’t run off the road from laughing so hard. Of course, the funny thing is, apparently there really are gay hobos who refer to themselves as “Hobosexuals.” Who knew?"

    (Comment by "Prospero" on Dan Piraro's--"Bizarro" cartoonist-- blog)

    March 18, 2011

  • Haha! Dicely said. ;-)

    December 5, 2007

  • I may well speak of hobosexuals if I had a code in de doze.

    December 5, 2007

  • Would someone who likes to have sex with robot hobos be a robohobosexual, then?

    December 5, 2007