Associations to the word «Transgender»


TRANSGENDER, adjective. (narrowly) (of a person) Having a gender which is different from one's natal sex: being assigned male at birth but having a female gender or vice versa. (Compare transsexual, and the following sense.)
TRANSGENDER, adjective. (broadly) (of a person) Not identifying with culturally conventional gender roles and categories of male or female; having changed gender identity from male to female or female to male, or identifying with elements of both, or having some other gender identity. (Compare genderqueer, transsexual, and transvestite.)
TRANSGENDER, noun. (now) (rare) Transgenderism; the state of being transgender. (Compare transsex.)
TRANSGENDER, noun. (sometimes considered offensive) A transgender person.
TRANSGENDER, verb. (uncommon) To change the gender of; (used loosely) to change the sex of. (Compare transsex.)

Dictionary definition

TRANSGENDER, adjective. Involving a partial or full reversal of gender.

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