transgender


trans·gen·der

adjective \-ˈjen-dər\

: of or relating to people who have a sexual identity that is not clearly male or clearly female

Full Definition of TRANSGENDER

:  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
trans·gen·der·ism \-ˌi-zəm\ noun

Variants of TRANSGENDER

trans·gen·der or trans·gen·dered \-dərd\

First Known Use of TRANSGENDER

1979

trans·gen·der

adjective \tran(t)s-ˈjen-dər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRANSGENDER

: 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
trans·gen·der·ism \-də-ˌriz-əm\ noun

Variants of TRANSGENDER

trans·gen·der or trans·gen·dered \-dərd\

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