transgendered

adjective
trans·​gen·​dered | \ tran(t)s-ˈjen-dərd How to pronounce transgendered (audio) , tranz- \

Definition of transgendered

now sometimes offensive : transgender "Our language about transgender people has changed," Tanis [Dr. Justin Tanis] continued. "For example, my original editors felt 'transgendered people' was more grammatically correct than 'transgender people.' Now, people consider 'transgendered' to be a negative word."— Jason A Michael

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1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Transgendered.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transgendered. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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transgendered

adjective
trans·​gen·​dered | \ tran(t)s-ˈjen-dərd How to pronounce transgendered (audio) , tranz- \

Medical Definition of transgendered

now sometimes offensive

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