[ fee-meyl-tuh-meyl ]
/ ˈfi meɪl təˈmeɪl /


noting or relating to a person who was born female but whose gender identity and gender expression is male.


such an individual. Abbreviation: FTM, FtM
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Examples from the Web for female-to-male

  • In the movie, Angel talks to female-to-male transsexuals, like himself, about their sex-change experiences.

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