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top surgery

[ top sur-juh-ree ]

noun

  1. the surgical alteration of a transgender person’s chest, usually through double mastectomy or breast augmentation, to align with their gender identity.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of top surgery1

First recorded in 1990–95; bottom surgery ( def )

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Example Sentences

For example, when Chaz has his top surgery, Elia is pretty unflappable.

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