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leatherman (plural leathermen)
- A member of a homosexual male subculture that grew out of male-only motorcycle clubs formed by homosexual veterans returning from World War II, stressing masculinity in contradiction to androgynous and effeminate gay stereotypes, characterized by a fetish for leather gear and wear, a sense of hierarchy, and a fraternal, militaristic code of protocol and behavior, often involving BDSM practices.
- A tool, similar to a pair of pliers, but with an array of built-in extra features such as knives, screwdrivers, etc.
a member of the male gay leather subculture