from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Kinsey, Alfred Charles 1894-1956. American biologist noted for his studies of human sexuality, published as Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948) and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (1953).

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  • n. United States zoologist best known for his interview studies of sexual behavior (1894-1956)


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  • Cavs reserve G Tarence Kinsey is expected to miss 3-to-5 weeks with a severely sprained ankle sustained Thursday. ...

  • Angela Kinsey is married to TV writer Warren Lieberstein – this is the first child for the couple.

    Angela Kinsey’s Baby Blog

  • Putting aside the question of how Kinsey is a "gay movie," click on this Google link and just see how "badly" Brokeback is doing in the review (hint: It's a blockbuster).


  • (Kinsey is also the subject of an upcoming biopic starring Liam Neeson.)

    Boing Boing: September 12, 2004 - September 18, 2004 Archives

  • Special treats include the home with the spectacular stained glass pictured above, to the gracious Colonial that was used in the film 'Kinsey' -- and a special sneak peek at the restoration-in-progress of the Coriell mansion, slated to be Plainfield's newest bed-and-breakfast.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • But such organizations don't really care about "Kinsey" - an art-house picture that, however well reviewed or Oscar-nominated, will be seen by a relatively small audience, mostly in blue states.


  • His Kinsey is a huge figure, whether in his prime or stooped by defeat and illness.

    'Unknown': Unmoored, Overcooked

  • But apparently there is this thing called a Kinsey Scale of Sexuality that Dr. Alfred Kinsey and his colleagues created in the 1930's and 40's.

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  • In 1947 and 1948, he published books on his findings—Sexual Behavior in the Human Male and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female—popularly known as the Kinsey Reports, which shattered existing conceptions of the nature and extent of American sexual practices.

    Kinsey, Alfred

  • I think AE is a great informative and entertaining website but I got tired of hearing about the so-called Kinsey scale as I'm a person - NOT a number on a scale. - Because visibility matters


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