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lesbian

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English

Etymology

From Latin Lesbiana, from Greek Λέσβος (Lesbos), + Latin adjective suffix -iana.

Adjective

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Positive
lesbian

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Pertaining to female homosexuality
    She's involved in a lesbian relationship.
  2. Intended for lesbians.
    We're going to a lesbian bar tonight.

Synonyms

  • (1): dyke (usually offensive, but reclaimed by some lesbians), gay (preferred by many lesbians), homosexual
  • (2): dyke (usually offensive, but reclaimed by some lesbians), gay (preferred by many lesbians), homosexual

Translations

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Noun

Singular
lesbian

Plural
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  1. a female homosexual

Synonyms

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Romanian

Etymology

French lesbien

Adjective

lesbian 4 nom/acc forms

  1. lesbian

Declension


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