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(of a heterosexual person) interested in having a sexual experience with a person of the same sex.‘the small ads feature an increasing number of bi-curious people seeking fun without strings’‘two of the women voiced their positions as bi-curious, but were still very much interested in men’
- ‘In these bi-curious times, surely he'd wear that badge with pride.’
- ‘I once described myself as bi-curious without the curiosity.’
- ‘The survey also revealed that the majority (84%) of our target claim to be heterosexual, with almost one in 10 (8%) bi-curious and one in 20 (5%) either bi-sexual or homosexual.’
- ‘Well, obviously I'm hetero, but I try to be at least bi-curious.’
- ‘Maybe what I really need to do is to satisfy my bi-curious urges.’
- ‘At one point, Sara even asks Billie if she's gay or just "bi-curious" - another first on network TV.’
- ‘Many of these movies featured a "real" lesbian who had an affair with a temporarily straight (or bi-curious) woman, who typically went back to heterosexuality by the end of the movie.’
- ‘On a whim, Jessica answers a Woman Seeking Woman ad placed by Helen, a bi-curious art gallery employee.’
- ‘That was a brilliant thing, because if you were bi-curious - as many people are, without having to be completely homosexual - it was great, because when you released people from having to define themselves sexually, much more interesting things happened.’
- ‘I live in fear of being seen as "bi-curious" or as a straight woman looking for kicks.’
- ‘Are you really bi-curious?’
- ‘There are also those people who regard themselves as "bi-curious".’
- ‘So, after getting all nostalgic for the days of blue eyeliner and orange concealer, I went to the pub for the bi-curious gathering.’
- ‘Usually with a definite preference for either the same or opposite sex, bi-curious folks are open to the possibility that they could be sexually satisfied by either men or women.’
- ‘The majority are not single but in couples, looking for other couples or 'bi-curious females'.’
- ‘Of the four feature films showing this year, two are primarily concerned with the travails of bi-curious heterosexuals.’
- ‘A good friend of mine is bi-curious.’
- ‘The show is a fun, guilty pleasure with its own unique brand of over-the-top drama from bed-swapping and bi-curious straight women to cross-dressing and women-in-prison scenes.’
- ‘My girlfriend is bi-curious and wants to have a threesome.’
- ‘She isn't lesbian, bi-curious or transsexual.’
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