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Referring to women who are sexually or romantically attracted to other women. Applies to both lesbians and bisexual women, as it is only the same-sex attraction that matters, not any other attractions the women may have.

Originates from the Greek poet Sappho, a bisexual woman from the Isle of Lesbos, from which we get the term lesbian.
The sapphic women greatly enjoyed each others company.
by whatisdead July 05, 2015
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An adjective for a female-aligned person who feels romantic or sexual attraction to female-aligned people. This applies to female-aligned people who are not only lesbians, but also bisexual, pansexual, etc.
"I'm a women in love with another women, therefore I'm sapphic."

"Hayley Kiyoko has written songs about her loving girls, so she's sapphic."
by somewhatcimmerian March 25, 2017
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Literally of or for Sappho. Lesbian/ism.
The two girls enjoyed the delights of sapphic lovemaking.
by Anonymous August 14, 2003
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