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(trăns-jĕn′dər, trănz-)
Relating to or being a person whose gender identity does not conform to that typically associated with the sex to which they were assigned at birth.
n. Offensive
One who is transgender.
Usage Note: Transgender is properly used as an adjective. Its use as a noun is offensive; phrases such as a transgender person or a person who is transgender are preferable. When referring to more than one person, the phrases transgender people or the transgender community can be used. · The term transsexual is older than transgender. Although the use of transsexual as a noun was once acceptable, nowadays, such use is usually considered offensive.


(Psychology) of or relating to a person who wants to belong to the opposite sex
ˌtransˈgendered adj


(trænsˈdʒɛn dər, trænz-)
1. a person appearing or attempting to be a member of the opposite sex, as a transsexual or habitual cross-dresser.
2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of transgenders: the transgender movement.

Also, trans•gen′dered.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.transgender - involving a partial or full reversal of gender
homosexual - sexually attracted to members of your own sex


adj [person] → transgenre
ntransgenre mf
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ISLAMABAD -- Special measures should be taken resolve the financial, social and health issues of old transgenders helping them lead their lives with dignity.
Last year, Pakistan also counted transgenders as a separate category in the census.
This February, a senate committee determined that the country's transgenders could inherit property without a medical board deciding their gender for them.
Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 18 (ANI): Pakistan will send transgenders to the annual Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia this year to serve as 'Khuddamul Hujjaj' or volunteers.
The impoverished state of transgenders serves as an indictment of the state's shameful disinterest when it comes to preserving the basic rights of such vulnerable groups with bare recourse to opportunity and justice.
Peshawar -- Tehreek-i-Insaf led Government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa takes the lead in conferring health insurance on transgenders living all across the province.
Kashish: A bunch of people who have no knowledge about the rights of transgenders drafted this bill
disruption that transgenders in the military would entail.
Thousands of people and transgenders in our country are taken for granted.
THE Supreme Court on Thursday slammed the Centre for doing nothing to implement its April 2014 order to grant reservation to the transgenders in jobs and education sector and instead coming back to the court seeking clarifications.
PESHAWAR -- As the world will observed International Human Right across the Globe today (Thursday), 35-year old Arzo a transgender hailing from Peshawar along with hundred transgenders staged sit-in at Sher Shah Suri Road Peshawar to press for their demands of getting rights demanding there rights as normal citzens of the country.
Avoid: "transgenders," "a transgender" Preferred: transgender people, a transgender person

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