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Definition of Androsexuality

(noun) Attraction towards males, masculinity, or men.

Examples of Androsexuality

  • Gay men that express desire for men.
  • Heterosexual women that express attraction for men.

Androsexuality Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: an·dro·sex·u·al·i·ty

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Usage Notes

  • Plural: androsexualities
  • Androsexuality is contrasted to gynesexuality.
  • An (noun) androsexual is (adverb) androsexually attracted to men.

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Works Consulted

Encyclopædia Britannica. (N.d.) Britannica Digital Learning. (https://britannicalearn.com/).

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

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Cite the Definition of Androsexuality

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2016. “androsexuality.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 27, 2022 (https://sociologydictionary.org/androsexuality/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

androsexuality. (2016). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/androsexuality/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2016. “androsexuality.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 27, 2022. https://sociologydictionary.org/androsexuality/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“androsexuality.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2016. Web. 27 Sep. 2022. <https://sociologydictionary.org/androsexuality/>.