Metro-sexual



[me-troh-sek-shoo-uh l] /ˌmɛ troʊˈsɛk ʃu əl/

noun
1.
a , usually urban male who pays much attention to his personal appearance and cultivates an upscale lifestyle.
adjective
2.
pertaining to or being a metrosexual:
You can see from the matching colors in every room that he has a metrosexual focus on home décor.
/ˌmɛtrəʊˈsɛksjʊəl/
noun
1.
a heterosexual man who spends a lot of time and money on his appearance and likes to shop
adjective
2.
of or relating to metrosexuals
noun, adjective

a heterosexual male who has a strong aesthetic sense and inordinate interest in appearance and style, similar to that of homosexual males
Word Origin

1994; blend of metropolitan + heterosexual
Usage Note

informal
adj.

by 2001, from metropolitan + -sexual, ending abstracted from homosexual, heterosexual.

adjective

Of a male, exhibiting a strong aesthetic sense and inordinate interest in appearance and style

noun

An urban male of any sexual orientation who has a strong aesthetic sense and spends a great deal of time and money on his appearance and lifestyle (1994+)

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