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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
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
sexually attracted to intelligence.
I'm sapiosexual, so basically Sheldon Cooper gets me harder than a fucking stone.
by nakakcm January 09, 2015
Traditionally the attraction to intelligence, however it can also be extended to the attraction of proper, full sentences and the use of grammar.
Do I read the Toronto Sun? No, I am a total sapiosexual, I like sentences, paragraphs and grammar.
by BreaxxBaxx February 10, 2011

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