Definition of polyamorous in English:


Translate polyamorous into Spanish


  • Characterized by or involved in the practice of engaging in multiple romantic (and typically sexual) relationships, with the consent of all the people involved.

    ‘intimacy and trust are essential to successful polyamorous relationships’
    • ‘Alfred was bisexual and polyamorous’
    • ‘He bafflingly brought up his polyamorous relationship with his wife while interviewing a young woman.’
    • ‘He has made no secret of his polyamorous relationship.’
    • ‘In all relationships , but especially polyamorous ones, if you have a boundary, it is your responsibility to express that boundary.’
    • ‘The series aims to challenge the world's views on traditional marriage in favour of polyamorous or open relationships.’
    • ‘I'm a polyamorous, bisexual woman who enjoys swinger parties.’
    • ‘Data does suggest a fairly equal split in men and women who choose a polyamorous lifestyle.’
    • ‘The polyamorous people I interview effortlessly manage packed schedules.’
    • ‘She tells prospective romantic partners she is polyamorous.’
    • ‘I think the experience of being polyamorous would make me more accepting of people and different types of relationships.’
    • ‘They started moving in polyamorous circles and decided it was the best fit for what they wanted.’



/ˌpälēˈam(ə)rəs/ /ˌpɑliˈæm(ə)rəs/


1990s from poly- + amorous.