HyperDic: lesbian

English > 3 senses of the word lesbian / Lesbian:
NOUNperson lesbian, tribade, gay womana female homosexual
person Lesbiana resident of Lesbos
ADJECTIVEalllesbian, sapphicof or relating to or characterized by homosexual relations between woman
lesbian / Lesbian > pronunciation
Soundsleh'zbiyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > lesbian: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf or relating to or characterized by homosexual relations between woman.
Synonymsapphic
Broaderhomosexualsexually attracted to members of your own sex
Spanishlesbiana, lesbiano, lésbico, sáfico
Catalanlesbià, lesbiana, lèsbic, sàfic
Nounslesbiana female homosexual
English > lesbian: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA female homosexual.
Synonymstribade, gay woman
Narrowerbutch, dike, dyke(slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
Broaderhomosexual, homophile, homo, gaysomeone who practices homosexuality
Spanishlesbiana, lesbianismo, tortillera, tribade
Catalanlesbiana
Adjectiveslesbianof or relating to or characterized by homosexual relations between woman
English > Lesbian: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA resident of Lesbos.
InstancesAlcaeusGreek lyric poet of Lesbos
SapphoThe Greek lyric poet of Lesbos
Member ofLesbos, Lesvos, MytileneAn island of eastern Greece in the eastern Aegean Sea
BroaderGreek, HelleneA native or inhabitant of Greece
Spanishlesbio

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