Main definitions of bi in English

: bi1Bi2BI3

bi1

adjective

informal
  • Bisexual.

    ‘are you both bi?’
    ‘I am a bi woman who has been in a relationship with a man’
    • ‘It's great that your friend is able to tell someone she's bi.’
    • ‘There are straight people that show an interest in being bi, or confused people that think they're bi before they really realize their sexuality.’
    • ‘If a man decides he wants to marry a man or if a woman decides she wants to marry a woman, even if they’re bi, then gay marriage is very important.’
    • ‘I would say if a heterosexual believes he's bi, then it's pretty common to want to hide it.’
    • ‘One of my good friends just told me that he thinks he's bi.’
    • ‘He might have kissed guys before but that doesn't mean he's bi.’
    • ‘Although I guess if someone is 14 and claims they're bi you shouldn't take it as fact. They might just be sexually confused.’
    • ‘Just because they're bi and female doesn't mean girls can't think like a guy does. I know I could.’
    • ‘Asking her point blank if she's bi or lesbian is probably going to come off as confrontational, especially if you don't really know her that well or talk to her that much.’

Origin

1960s: abbreviation.

Pronunciation

bi

/bī//baɪ/

Main definitions of bi in English

: bi1Bi2BI3

Bi2

  • The chemical element bismuth.

Main definitions of bi in English

: bi1Bi2BI3

BI3

  • Block Island.