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transgender

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adjective trans·gen·der \-ˈjen-dər\

Definition of transgender

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a person (as a transsexual or transvestite) who identifies with or expresses a gender identity that differs from the one which corresponds to the person's sex at birth

transgenderism

\-ˌi-zəm\ noun


1979

First Known Use of transgender

1979

Variants of transgender

or

transgendered

play \-dərd\

Rhymes with transgender

amender, ascender, attender, auslander, bartender, commender, contender, defender, descender, emender, engender, expender, extender, fork-tender, goaltender, hellbender, intender, offender, pretender, surrender, suspender, tailender, weekender


Medical Dictionary

transgender

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adjective trans·gen·der \tran(t)s-ˈjen-dər\

Medical Definition of transgender

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a person (as a transsexual or a transvestite) who identifies with or expresses a gender identity that differs from the one which corresponds to the person's sex at birth

transgenderism

\-də-ˌriz-əm\play noun


Variants of transgender

or

transgendered

\-dərd\play

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