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retrosexuality

Definition:

a male's lack of concern for his appearance and lifestyle

Class:

attribute noun (attributes of people and objects)

Derived from:

retrosexual

Plural:

retrosexualities

Original source:

Memidex

Synonyms:

retro-sexual [informal, uncountable noun]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Metrosexual

neologism, derived from metropolitan and heterosexual, coined in 1994 describing a man who is especially meticulous about his grooming and appearance, typically spending a significant amount of time and money on shopping as part of this. The term is ... (39 of 2816 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Metrosexual

Wiktionary:

retrosexual | retrosexuals [plural] | retro-sexual [sense-specific]

A man who adopts a traditional masculine style in dress and manners. | [humorous] One who has not had sex in a very long time (24 of 25 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/retrosexual

Collins Dictionary:

trait

a characteristic feature or quality distinguishing a particular person or thing | [rare] a touch or stroke (16 of 398 words, 2 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/trait

Merriam-Webster:

trait | touch [synonym, sense-specific] | trace [synonym, sense-specific] | affection [synonym, sense-specific] | attribute [synonym, sense-specific] | attribution [synonym, sense-specific] | character [synonym, sense-specific] | criterion [synonym, sense-specific] | diagnostic [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

a stroke of or as if of a pencil ; "touch", "trace" | a distinguishing quality (as of personal character) ; an inherited characteristic (23 of 135 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/trait

Oxford Dictionary:

trait

a distinguishing quality or characteristic, typically one belonging to a person | a genetically determined characteristic (15 of 99 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/trait

American Heritage Dictionary:

trait

A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character. | A genetically determined characteristic or condition | A stroke with or as if with a pencil. | ... (23 of 73 words, 4 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/trait

Random House Dictionary:

trait

a distinguishing characteristic or quality, especially of one's personal nature. | a pen or pencil stroke. | a stroke, touch, or strain, as of some ... (23 of 47 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/trait

Macmillan British Dictionary:

trait [countable] | traits [plural]

a particular quality in someone's character (6 of 33 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/trait

Cambridge Dictionary:

trait

a particular characteristic that can produce a particular type of behaviour (11 of 31 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/trait

New World Dictionary:

trait

a distinguishing quality or characteristic, as of personality | "character" | [rare] a stroke, trace, or touch (15 of 31 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/trait

Encarta Dictionary:

trait | traits [plural]

a characteristic or quality that distinguishes somebody | a quality or characteristic that is genetically determined | a hint or trace of something ... (21 of 60 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861721363​/definition​.html  [offline]

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