gender bender


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gender bender

or gen·der-ben·der (jĕn′dər-bĕn′dər)
n. Slang
1. One whose dress or behavior does not conform to conventional gender roles.
2. Something, such as a theatrical performance or a book, whose portrayal of gender roles is nontraditional or androgynous.

gen′der-bend′ing (-bĕn′dĭng) adj. & n.

gen′der bend`er


n.
Informal. one, as a cross-dresser, that blurs differences between the sexes.
[1975–80]
gen′der-bend`ing, adj.
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