gendered

adjective
gen·​dered | \ ˈjen-dərd How to pronounce gendered (audio) \

Definition of gendered

: reflecting the experience, prejudices, or orientations of one sex more than the other gendered language also : reflecting or involving gender differences or stereotypical gender roles

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Recent Examples on the Web But later in the day, Hasbro clarified that the characters themselves will still feature the gendered titles — just less prominently. Sophie Lewis, CBS News, "Mr. Potato Head brand goes gender-neutral, dropping "Mr." title," 26 Feb. 2021 Estimates suggest that women shouldered 86% of austerity cuts due to the gendered division of labour, such as the fact that women are more likely than men to do low or unpaid care work. Vicky Spratt, refinery29.com, "Reflecting On One Year Of Women’s Lives Since Boris Won With A Landslide," 12 Dec. 2020 Although research tends to focus on gendered toxicity, minority groups are also frequently victimized. Wired Opinion, Wired, "Toxicity in Gaming Is Dangerous. Here's How to Stand Up to It," 9 Dec. 2020 Only nineteen per cent of its biographical pages feature women, and many articles on gendered topics lack a neutral point of view. The New Yorker, "The Mail," 7 Dec. 2020 Many of the original reviews used very gendered language to talk about Meredith. Anne Cohen, refinery29.com, "The Family Stone Is The Most Jewish Christmas Movie," 3 Dec. 2020 The scents can be worn by all and don't conform to traditional perfume and cologne gendered notes. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "Ciara and Russell Wilson's New Fragrance Duo Is Actually Genius," 17 Nov. 2020 While the title seems to allude to Ivy coveting Whiteness, neither she nor any of the characters seem to register the racial or gendered implications of their actions. Washington Post, "Susie Yang’s ‘White Ivy’ is an entertaining character study of a social climber with a secret," 5 Nov. 2020 For Vogue's December 2020 issue, my boyfriend Harry rejects outdated gendered ideals in an array of beautiful, feminine couture. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Harry Styles Wears A Dress On the Cover of Vogue, Beautifully Destroying Gender Norms," 13 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of gendered

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gendered

gender entry 1 + -ed entry 1

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“Gendered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gendered. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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