trans man


plural trans men
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1996, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trans man was in 1996

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“Trans man.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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