Definition of monosexual in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈsɛkʃʊəl/ /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈsɛkʃ(ʊ)l/ /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈsɛksjʊ(ə)l/


  • 1Composed of individuals all of the same sex; suited to or involving one sex only.

  • 2Zoology
    Having the male and female reproductive organs in different individuals; dioecious; producing only one kind of gamete (male or female), not hermaphroditic.

  • 3Sexually attracted to members of one sex exclusively; not bisexual.


  • A person who is sexually attracted to members of one sex exclusively.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Philosophical Review. From mono- + sexual.