trans woman

plural trans women

Definition of trans woman

: a transgender woman : a woman who was identified as male at birth Sharon Brackett has become the first trans woman to be elected to public office in the state of Maryland…— Zachary Zane Whitehorn shared her experiences with us about working in the technology sector as a trans woman, and how from her position she feels the industry could take further steps to better support the trans community.— Madeline Bennett

First Known Use of trans woman

1996, in the meaning defined above

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“Trans woman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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