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tranny

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or tran·nie

[ tran-ee ]
/ ˈtræn i /
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Definition of tranny

noun, plural tran·nies.Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a transgender person, especially a transgender woman, or a crossdresser.
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Origin of tranny

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First recorded in 1960–65; by shortening and alteration

Other definitions for tranny (2 of 2)

tranny2
[ tran-ee ]
/ ˈtræn i /

noun, plural tran·nies.Slang.
a vehicle's transmission.

Origin of tranny

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First recorded in 1975–80; by shortening and alteration
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