Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
a. sexual attracted to members of the opposite sex. n. A heterosexual person, or other heterosexual organism.
Usage examples of "heterosexual".
And no one had ever suggested that Burgo was anything but heterosexual.
They also show that maladaptive sexual behavior transcends the simplistic division of homosexual and heterosexual.
There were male customers, married heterosexual men, who sometimes dreamed of making love to women who possessed penises, not male penises, but thin, tapering feminized stalks, like the stamens of flowers, clitorises that had elongated tremendously from abundant desire.
In our modern world, where there is so much bibble-babble about sexual preferences, people in general still seem to think that these must lie either in heterosexual capers or in one of the varieties of homosexuality.
In later tests, the researchers also noticed that female macaques appeared to climax about 20 percent of the time during heterosexual encounters, a rather dismal percentage that we can no doubt chalk up to chronic sexual ineptitude on the part of the males.
It has been Truman's complex affliction always to be attracted to upright heterosexuals, rather as E.
Yes, because Vidal has always believed that heterosexuals got that way purely through the conditioning of that powerful middle class.
Because if gays aren’t different, then heterosexuals are different and Republicans have a lot more murders to answer for than Matthew Shepard’s.
We leave him free in all other matters--as he leaves us free to be atheist or Jew, heterosexual or homosexual, John Bircher or Communist.
And in truth Kafka, though heterosexual, charming, and several times engaged, and furthermore professing that "Marrying, founding a family, accepting all the children that come [is] the utmost a human being can succeed in doing at all," never did manage to get married.
Both admitted the alternately stimulating and obtunding influence of heterosexual magnetism.
The 'fax then thanked G'dath warmly in a female voice designed by skilled psychometricians to be most attractive to heterosexual human males.
In fact, a large part of the attraction of an invite to a party at Darren's place was due to the fact his flat-mates were three salivatingly attractive and reputedly enthusiastically heterosexual female arts students (I'd met them when he'd brought them to Gallanach on a day trip the previous year).
LJC: His basic thesis is that the American writer shies away from the presentation of adult heterosexual love, that he tends to sublimate this in a number of forms -- say, in a suppressed homosexuality in Huckleberry Finn.