[ en-bee ]
/ ˈɛnˌbi /
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noun, plural en·bies
a person whose gender identity is nonbinary, not fitting into the male/female division (often used attributively). Abbreviation: NB
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Sometimes en·bie .
Origin of enby
First recorded in 2010–15; pronunciation spelling of the letters NB, an initialism of n(on)b(inary)
Words nearby enby
enation, en attendant, en bloc, en brochette, en brosse, enby, enc., encaenia, encage, encamp, encampment
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