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transgender

[trans-jen-der, tranz‐] /trænsˈdʒɛn dər, trænz‐/
noun
1.
a person appearing or attempting to be a member of the opposite sex, as a transsexual or habitual cross-dresser.
adjective, Also, transgendered
2.
being, pertaining to, or characteristic of a transgender or transgenders:
the transgender movement.
Origin
1990-95
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British Dictionary definitions for transgender

transgender

/ˌtrænzˈdʒɛndə/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a person who wants to belong to the opposite sex
Derived Forms
transgendered, adjective
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Word Origin and History for transgender
adj.

by 1988, from trans- + gender. Related: Transgendered.

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