trans·​fem·​i·​nine tran(t)s-ˈfe-mə-nən How to pronounce transfeminine (audio)
: of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity is partially or fully feminine and differs from the sex the person was identified as having at birth
Transfeminine people are people who were assigned male at birth (AMAB) but identify more with a feminine identity.Sian Ferguson

Examples of transfeminine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This can make the process of feminization more challenging for transfeminine people. Elizabeth Boskey, Verywell Health, 5 June 2023

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Word History


trans- (in transgender) + feminine entry 1

First Known Use

1985, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of transfeminine was in 1985

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“Transfeminine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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