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An obsolete designation for a homosexual male or female, based on the idea that homosexual people turn inward to their own sex rather than outward to the opposite-sex . Also dated or outdated are the related terms : absolute-invert , amphigenic-invert , and contingent-invert .
ETYMOLOGY: According to one source this word was coined prior to 1611, before publication of the King James Version.
See Also: absolute invert, amphigenic invert, arsey-versey, ass over head, contingent invert, homo mollis, inversion, invert, Kinsey Six

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