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gender bender

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  1. Informal. one, as a cross-dresser, that blurs differences between the sexes.
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Origin of gender bender

First recorded in 1980–85
Related formsgen·der-bend·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gender-bender


  1. informal a person who adopts an androgynous style of dress, hair, make-up, etc
  2. a male-male or female-female adaptor, used esp for computer hardware
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