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One who finds intelligence the most sexually attractive feature.
"I want an incisive, inquisitive, insightful, irreverent mind. I want someone for whom philosophical discussion is foreplay. I want someone who sometimes makes me go ouch due to their wit and evil sense of humor. I want someone that I can reach out and touch randomly. I want someone I can cuddle with.

I decided all that means that I am sapiosexual."
by Mr M. Ister May 26, 2004
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(adj) A form of sexual orientation characterized by a strong attraction to intelligence in others, often regardless of gender and/or conventional attractiveness.

(n) A sapiosexual person.
"I am sapiosexual. I think geeks and nerds are sexy--I often want to rub my clit against their minds." -Kayar Silkenvoice

by Silkenvoice April 12, 2008
A shibboleth used by poseurs attracted to the appearance of intelligence rather than actual intelligence. People genuinely attracted to intelligence know that the word “intelligence” is derived from the Latin “intelligere”; that the Latin participle for wisdom is “sapiens,” not “sapio”; and that the Latin “sapio” means something that tastes good.
I totally identify as a sapiosexual so I find that guy with the bowler hat and handlebar mustache banging out his screenplay at the coffee shop on his Royal typewriter while sipping his no-foam, decaf, soy latte and stroking his monkey totally hot. What? No, seriously. He’s got a for real monkey. He must be smart.
by Gajillion December 13, 2014
Something you put on your dating profile if you want to be pretentious.
I'm so intelligent that my sexual kink is attraction to Mensa members. I'm a sapiosexual!
by whitefern July 15, 2015
A person who is sexually attracted to the intelligence in others.
I told her, no, I'm a sapiosexual: I'm attracted to your intelligence!
by Ravel Patel October 20, 2011
Technically, Irene Adler
Irene Adler:"I like detective stories, and detectives!"
Irene Adler:"Brainy is the new sexy!"
Irene Adler--> sapiosexual
by MishaCollins April 14, 2014
an ableist person
I am attracted to people who are my narrow idea of "smart" because mentally ill people scare me, I am sapiosexual.
by memes4lyf5ever April 04, 2015

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