trans woman


plural trans women
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1996, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trans woman was in 1996

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“Trans woman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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