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A portmanteau of metropolitan and heterosexual
adjective Referring to a self-aware and often self-centred heterosexual man (noun) who is less troglodytic than the average heterosexual man, more concerned about his appearance and displays characteristics—love of art, culture and shopping—which are more typically seen in gay men
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They strongly encourage the consumption of products that demonstrate the embodiment of retrosexual masculinity.
In most cases, a retrosexual will carry out all the household chores that would at one time have been classed as "wummen's work", but that doesn't apply in Casa Low.
In addition the Retrosexual Minxes will be taking to the floor to songs that you won't find in any chart rundown.
In a report headlined The Rise of the Retrosexual, The Grocer claimed that sales of men's hairstyling products are down 15 per cent, everyday fragrance sales have dropped 10 per cent and purchases of facial skincare goods are down 1.
If Pattinson was looking for a role makeover from his cool campus vampire avatar in Twilight, this film gives him a nice retrosexual twist.
The contest is open to anyone and categories include Wags, Fantasia, Femme Realness, Best Choreography, Retrosexual, Orphans and Scally's Mum.
This is the age of the metrosexual, the retrosexual and the millennium male, a new breed of men much more concerned about their appearance.
Ms Dent's book also predicts a backlash against the suave metrosexual man in the form of the scruffy retrosexual, who is defined as spending as little time and money as possible on their appearance.
Author Dave Besley was inspired by Hunt's arrival on our TV screens to write his new book, The Retrosexual Manual.
The metrosexual may still be out there tending to his feminine side, but now he must share the limelight with the retrosexual.
Retrosexual '80s: Hotties will take a look at the saucy icons who made some sexual impact during the decade, from the obvious jiggly blonde bombshell, Chrissy Snow (Suzanne Somers on Three's Company) to the not so obvious bootylicious animated babe Jessica Rabbit (voiced by Kathleen Turner in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit").