MTF

abbreviation

Definition of MTF

  1. mechanical time fuse

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MTF

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noun \ˌem-ˌtē-ˈef\
variants: less commonly

MtF

Definition of MTF

plural

MTFs

or

MTF's

also

MtFs

or

MtF's

  1. :  a transgender woman The descriptors male to female (MTF) and female to male (FTM) are often used in medical and sociological literature to describe trans people, and sometimes they use them to talk about themselves. Many trans people prefer the terms “trans man” (same as FTM) or “trans woman” (same as MTF) because these terms affirm their chosen identities. — Laura Erickson-Schroth, quoted in The New York Times, 21 Apr. 2010

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Origin and Etymology of mtf

male to female


First Known Use: 1991


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