or cis-sex·u·al

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


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


a person who is cissexual.
Compare transsexual.

Origin of cissexual

2000–05; cis-(def 3) + sexual; modeled on transsexual Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019