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 (trăns-jĕn′dər, trănz-)
1. Identifying as or having undergone medical treatment to become a member of the opposite sex.
2. Of or relating to transgender people.
One who is transgender.


(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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