trans man

plural trans men

Definition of trans man

: a transgender man : a man who was identified as female at birth … a rebalancing is under way because now, at last, trans men are getting some visibility in the media.— Charlie Kiss Despite a court ruling that overturned President Trump's ban on trans troops, one trans man has told BuzzFeed News that he was turned away multiple times by the Air Force Reserves because of his trans status.— Meka Beresford

First Known Use of trans man

1996, in the meaning defined above

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“Trans man.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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