: not conforming to, based on, or employing norm: not normativenonnormative expressions of gender
Examples of nonnormative in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebBut the piece was also about Mr. Hoghe himself, his memories of history and reflections on his own nonnormative body.
Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times, 31 May 2021 Having a nonnormative gender identity and preferring the use of nonstandard pronouns means that I am often misgendered by people who have just met me.
Lucy Parks, Outside Online, 22 Jan. 2020
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