[ 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.

Origin of intersectional

First recorded in 1845–50; intersection + -al1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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