plural FTMs or FTM's
: a transgender man
For many FTMs, mastectomy came first because breasts, especially large ones, made it difficult to live a man.Joanne Meyerowitz, How Sex Changed, 2002

Word History


female to male

First Known Use

1991, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of FTM was in 1991

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“FTM.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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