cissexual

or cis-sex·u·al

[ sis-sek-shoo-uh l or, esp. British, -seks-yoo- ]
/ ˈsɪsˈsɛk ʃu əl or, esp. British, -ˈsɛks yu- /

adjective

noting or relating to a person who is comfortable with having the physical characteristics of that person’s biological sex.

noun

a person who is cissexual.

Nearby words

  1. cislunar,
  2. cismontane,
  3. cisneros, francisco jiménez de,
  4. cispadane,
  5. cisplatin,
  6. cissing,
  7. cissoid,
  8. cissus,
  9. cissy,
  10. cist

Compare transsexual.

Origin of cissexual

2000–05; cis-(def 3) + sexual; modeled on transsexual

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