In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
adjective & noun
- His fluency in girl-talk clearly marks him out as a metrosexual, in touch with his feminine side, which bodes well, as Lette is, to all intents and purposes, treating the evening as a hen night.
- If male, we wonder about whether we are metrosexuals, and we purchase products to construct our own identities.
- Forget the metrosexuals who worry about hair gel, designer jeans and getting in touch with their sensitive side - Cam is about promoting sport, flannelette, beer, camping, barbecues and good old-fashioned values.
- ‘The metrosexual is quite a phenomenon in our country today and so I thought that I should explore this trend in the Ibda'a feature,’ he says.
- At face value, the typical metrosexual is a straight man who has homosexual or effeminate characteristics.
- I fear, though, that if you called him a metrosexual, he would make a witty quip, flick some invisible dust from his perfectly tailored lapels with his manicured hands, and shoot you.
- Even these guys on the list who are not metrosexuals are aware of their image.
- Gentrification notwithstanding, I don't think that the Manhattan metrosexual has quite reached this part of Brooklyn yet.
- No doubt some of these are metrosexuals, those city-dwelling gents with more than enough disposable income to spend on clothes, restaurants, the latest gadgets, exotic holidays and eyebrow waxing.
- There's this friend of mine is highly infatuated with a certain metrosexual whom she calls - what else - The Metrosexual.
- Genuine guys are sometimes known as retrosexuals, to distinguish them from metrosexuals, who are men with the good taste of gay men, only they're straight.
- I am frequently towed along to these places by my girlfriend as my gruff exterior conceals a metrosexual's eye for a fetching piece of fashionable apparel.
- Anyway, I'm here to prove that makeup ain't just for metrosexuals.
- Not for every day, if only because on the weekend and weekend nights, the place is so full of numpties, but a bankable choice for the time-short metrosexual in a hurry on a quiet weekday.
- In that respect, I am already something of a metrosexual.
- Far from being metrosexuals with more knowledge of moisturisers than midfielders, the man of 2005 will regard grooming as a matter of damage limitation.
- Every Wednesday I watch in amazement as rigid, gay-weary men turn into man-hugging metrosexuals over the course of a day.
- The fragmented, stop-over town is home of the Wallabies Rugby Union Club - no New Age metrosexuals here.
- Just as truckers' caps begin to diffuse out to the average metrosexual a few weeks after becoming cool, the glitterati already declare them passé.
- I'm sure there are some long-time metrosexuals who are praying this will secure his conversion to the dark side, once he gets used to admiring his pretty reflection.
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