Sexual DictionaryDictionary of the F-Word

coming out:

1. The process of (gradually) acknowledging one's homosexuality ; of accepting one's homosexuality ; or of revealing publicly one's homosexuality . See come-out for synonyms.

2. The coming of age of a young woman .

Quote: Sabra Cameron (Frances Dee) about an acquaintance in Wheel of Fortune (1941): ' One of our debs. She's coming out next week .'

See Also: pink tea, sexual detrition

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