[ in-ter-sek-shuh-nl ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈsɛk ʃə nl /


of or relating to to an intersection, or a place where two or more roads, lines, or elements meet: intersectional traffic flow.
noting or relating to intersectionality, the theory that the overlap of social identities contributes to the specific type of oppression and discrimination experienced by an individual: Intersectional feminism raises the profile of underrepresented minority women and addresses many diverse challenges to gender equality.

Origin of intersectional

First recorded in 1845–50; intersection + -al1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for intersectional

  • At every stage of the intersectional debate the cause of the south supporting State sovereignty became stronger.

    The Brothers' War|John Calvin Reed