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Gender - synonyms or related words

androgynous

adjective

an androgynous person is neither clearly male nor clearly female

gender

noun

formal the fact of being either male or female

gender

noun

all male people, or all female people

gendered

adjective

based on ideas about differences between men and women

gender-fluid

adjective

referring or relating to a person who does not identify as male or female

gender identity disorder

noun

a condition in which someone feels very strongly that they should be the opposite sex

gender-neutral

adjective

gender-neutral language does not refer specifically to males or females and so can be used when talking about either sex

gender-neutral

adjective

relating to policies or ideas that seek to avoid or remove obvious distinctions between males and females

gender-specific

adjective

relating only either to males or to females

hermaphrodite

noun

a person, animal, or plant that has both male and female sex organs

layperson

noun

used instead of layman or laywoman when you want to say that the person could be a man or a woman

man

noun

old-fashioned a person of either sex. Some people do not like to use this word in this way because they think it is offensive to women

mixed

adjective

for men and women, or for boys and girls

the opposite sex

noun

for men, women are the opposite sex, and for women, men are the opposite sex

sex

noun

males or females considered as separate groups

sex

noun

the group of features or qualities that make a person, animal, or plant either male or female

sexless

adjective

neither male nor female

third gender

noun

people who are considered by society or by themselves to be neither male or female

trans

adjective

informal short for transgender or transsexual

transition

verb

when a person who is changing their gender transitions, they have a medical operation to change from being a man to a woman or from a woman to a man

tranny

noun

informal a transsexual or transvestite

transexual

another spelling of transsexual

transgender

adjective

relating to people whose sexual identity does not match traditionally accepted male and female genders

transsexual

noun

a man who wants to become a woman or a woman who wants to become a man, or someone who has done this by having an operation to change their sexual organs

unisex

adjective

for both men and women

transsexualism

noun

transsexuality

noun

in mixed company

in a group that contains both men and women

Open Dictionary

freshet

a rise in the level of a stream or river

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