Definition of androgynous
- androgynous heroines
- the androgynous pronoun them
- androgynous clothing
- an androgynous marriage
the androgynous hairdos favored by the hip
an actor whose androgynous looks are at the heart of his appeal
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: having both male and female characteristics or qualities
: suitable for both men and women
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