- Homo is defined as being a human which is part of the genus Homo of hominids, or is offensive slang for a homosexual.
- An example of a homo is a human.
- An example of a homo is an offensive term for a gay man.
homo definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin a man, human being ; from Indo-European an unverified form ĝhom- ; from base an unverified form ĝhthem-, earth, ground from source Classical Latin humus, Classical Greek chthōn, earth, Old English guma, man
Origin: Classical Greek homo- ; from homos, same
homo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Latin homō, man; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.
noun pl. ho·mos Offensive Slang
Origin: Short for homosexual.
Origin: Greek, from homos, same; see sem-1 in Indo-European roots.
homo - Cultural Definition
homo - Medical Definition