sodomite (plural sodomites)

  1. One who practices sodomy; a sodomist (male homosexual)
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Deuteronomy 23:17 ↗:
      There shalbe no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a Sodomite of the sonnes of Israel.
  2. A native or inhabitant of Sodom
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sodomite (plural sodomites)

  1. An inhabitant of Sodom, or (by extension) a descendant of one.
    • 2012, Samar Habib, Female Homosexuality in the Middle East, chapter 3
      The story of the people of Lot related in the Quran is often taken to mean that God condemns sodomites

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