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ambisexuality the state of being an ambisexual.
androgyne a hermaphrodite; an effeminate man; a masculine woman.
antigay opposed to homosexuality.
antiman opposed to men; (noun) a homosexual man.
bardash (Obs.) a homosexual male, a catamite.
berdache (Fr.) an American Indian transvestite, adopting the dress, status and role of the opposite sex.
berdash (Fr.) an American Indian transvestite, adopting the dress, status and role of the opposite sex.
bi (Short for) a bisexual.
bisexual hermaphrodite (noun) one who is attracted to both sexes
bisexuality the state of being bisexual.
bisexually (Adv.) BISEXUAL, one who is attracted to both sexes.
boi (Sl.) a lesbian who adopts a boyish appearance or manners.
buftie (Coll.) a homosexual.
bufty (Coll.) a homosexual.
bulldike an aggressive lesbian.
bulldyke an aggressive lesbian.
bumboy a young male homosexual, especially a prostitute.
camp effeminately homosexual (noun) a place on which a tent or tents or the like are pitched; (verb) to live in a tent
campery being camp.
campiness being camp.
camply (Adv.) CAMP, effeminately homosexual.
carpetmonger (Shakesp.) an effeminate person.
cottage a small house (verb) to cruise looking for homosexual partners
cottagey like a cottage.
cruisey frequented by homosexuals looking for partners.
cruisy frequented by homosexuals looking for partners.
dikey (Coll.) lesbian.
dykey lesbian.
effeminate womanish (verb, arch.) to render effeminate
effeminately (Adv.) EFFEMINATE, womanish.
effeminise (Arch.) to make effeminate.
effeminize (Arch.) to make effeminate.
eonism the adoption by a male of female dress and manner.
epicene having characteristics of either sex; (noun) an epicene person.
faggotry (Sl.) homosexuality.
faggoty (Sl.) homosexual.
faggy (Sl.) homosexual.
felch to lick or suck ejaculated semen from the anus of a homosexual partner.
fem a passive homosexual.
femmy markedly feminine in appearance.
gaily (Adv.) GAY, cheerful.
gay cheerful (noun) a homosexual
hasbian a former lesbian who has become heterosexual or bisexual.
homoerotic loving one of the same sex.
homoeroticism homosexuality.
homoerotism homosexuality.
homophile a homosexual.
homosex homosexuality.
homosexual attracted to the same sex (noun) a homosexual person and esp a male
homosexualism being homosexual.
homosexualist a homosexual.
homosexuality the state of being homosexual.
homosexually (Adv.) HOMOSEXUAL, attracted to the same sex.
homosocial of, relating to, or involving social relationships between persons of the same sex and esp between men.
homosociality the state of being homosocial.
invirile deficient in manhood; unmanly.
jessie (Scots) an effeminate or namby-pamby man or boy.
ladyboy a transvestite esp one from the Far East.
les (Short for) a lesbian.
lesbian a female homosexual.
lesbianism female homosexuality.
lesbic lesbian.
lesbigay a lesbian, bisexual, or male homosexual.
lesbo a lesbian.
lez (Short for) a lesbian.
lezz (Short for) lesbian.
lezza (Short for) a lesbian.
lezzie (Short for) lesbian.
lezzy (Short for) a lesbian.
moffie (S. Afr.) a homosexual.
nance (Sl.) an effeminate boy; a male homosexual.
nancified like a nancy, effeminate.
nancy (Sl.) an effeminate boy; a male homosexual.
nellie an effeminate male.
nongay one who is not homosexual.
poncey effeminate; snobby, ostentatious.
poof (Coll.) an effeminate person, a homosexual.
pooftah (Aust. sl.) an effeminate person, a homosexual.
poofter (Aust. sl.) an effeminate person, a homosexual.
poofy effeminate.
poonce (Aust. sl.) a homosexual; a flashily dressed man; (verb) to behave effeminately.
poove (Coll.) an effeminate person, a homosexual.
poovery being a poove or poof.
poovy (Coll.) effeminate.
pouf an effeminate person (verb) to give a puffed shape to
pouftah (Coll.) an effeminate person, a homosexual.
poufter an effeminate person, a homosexual.
queeny having an effeminate manner.
queerdom the world of homosexuality.
sapphism lesbianism.
sapphist a lesbian.
shemale a person, born a male, who has acquired female physical characteristics as a result of hormone treatment, but has not had surgery to remove the male genitalia.
shirtlifter a male homosexual.
sodomist one who practises sodomy.
sodomite one who practises sodomy.
sodomitic relating to a sodomite.
transexual a person anatomically of one sex but having a strong desire to adopt the physical characteristics and role of a member of the opposite sex.
transexualism a strong desire to change sex.
transgender one who transcends traditional gender boundaries and corresponding sexual norms.
transgendered transcending traditional gender boundaries and corresponding sexual norms.
transsexual a person anatomically of one sex but having a strong desire to adopt the physical characteristics and role of a member of the opposite sex.
transsexualism the state of being a transsexual.
transsexuality the state of being transsexual.
transvest to disguise; wear clothes of another, esp of other sex.
transvestic relating to transvestism.
transvestism dressing oneself in clothes of the opposite sex.
transvestist one who dresses in the clothes of the opposite sex.
transvestite one who dresses in the clothes of the opposite sex.
tribade (Fr.) a female homosexual; a lesbian.
tribadic relating to tribadism, lesbianism.
tribadism lesbianism.
tribady lesbianism.
uranism male homosexuality.
wooftah (Sl.) a male homosexual.
woofter (Sl.) a homosexual.