Metrosexual definition

mĕttrō-sĕksho͝o-əl
A heterosexual man who is sensitive to stereotypic feminine interests and is very concerned with personal appearance, as in grooming and dressing stylishly.
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(informal) A fashionable, typically urban, heterosexual man interested in his personal appearance to a degree traditionally associated with women or homosexual men.
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The definition of metrosexual is an urban man who is concerned about his grooming and appearance.

An example of a metrosexual is a man who gets his eyebrows waxed.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
metrosexual
Plural:
metrosexuals

Origin of metrosexual

  • metro(politan) (hetero)sexual (coined punningly by Mark Simpson (born 1965), British author and journalist)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition