Definition of sapiosexual in English:

sapiosexual

adjective

  • (of a person) finding intelligence sexually attractive or arousing.

    • ‘I met a PhD student from Germany who told me that he was sapiosexual’

Pronunciation

sapiosexual

/ˌsāpēōˈsekSH(o͞o)əl/ /ˌseɪpioʊˈsɛkʃ(u)əl/

noun

  • A person who finds intelligence sexually attractive or arousing.

    • ‘I'm a sapiosexual and I like to talk’

Pronunciation

sapiosexual

/ˌsāpēōˈsekSH(o͞o)əl/ /ˌseɪpioʊˈsɛkʃ(u)əl/

Origin

Early 21st century from Latin sapiens ‘wise’ + sexual, on the model of heterosexual and homosexual.