gender expression

[ jen-der ik-spresh-uhn ]

noun
  1. the way a person externally performs or signifies their gender identity, especially through habits of dressing, grooming, behaving, speaking, etc.

Origin of gender expression

1
First recorded in 1970–75
  • Also called gen·der pres·en·ta·tion [jen-der prez-uhn-tey-shuhn, pree-zen-] /ˈdʒɛn dər prɛz ənˌteɪ ʃən, pri zɛn-/ .

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