Dictionary.com

gender bender

[ jen-der ben-der ]
/ ˈdʒɛn dər ˌbɛn dər /
Save This Word!

noun
Slang: Often Offensive. a person, as a crossdresser or transgender person, whose gender expression blurs differences between various sexual orientations and gender identities.
something that challenges traditional societal norms related to gender: Women play all the roles in this gender bender of a play.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of gender bender

First recorded in 1980–85

OTHER WORDS FROM gender bender

gender-bending, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use gender bender in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for gender bender

gender-bender

noun
informal a person who adopts an androgynous style of dress, hair, make-up, etc
a male-male or female-female adaptor, used esp for computer hardware
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK