gender-variant

[ jen-der-vair-ee-uh nt ]
/ ˈdʒɛn dərˈvɛər i ənt /
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adjective

noting or relating to a person whose gender identity or gender expression does not conform to socially defined male or female gender norms: Don't call him a sissy; he's just a teenager with gender-variant behavior. Are metrosexuals part of the gender-variant community?

Nearby words

  1. gender-blind,
  2. gender-fluid,
  3. gender-neutral,
  4. gender-normative,
  5. gender-specific,
  6. gendered,
  7. genderize,
  8. genderlect,
  9. genderqueer,
  10. gene

Also gen·der-di·verse [jen-der-di-vurs, -dahy-] /ˌdʒɛn dər dɪˈvɜrs, -daɪ-/, gen·der-non·con·form·ing [jen-der-non-kuh n-fawr-ming] /ˈdʒɛn dərˌnɒn kənˈfɔr mɪŋ/.

Related formsgender variance, noun

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