verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- transgenic species,
- transhiatal esophagectomy
Origin of transgress
Examples from the Web for transgressive
To that end, they partnered with oddity website Atlas Obscura over the summer to host “The School of Transgressive Placemaking.”A Most Illegal Adventure with New York City’s Wildest Underground Event Planners|Nina Strochlic|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As a 22-year-old VJ for MTV, in the days when MTV still had VJs, Kennedy was at once transgressive and unpredictable.Lisa Kennedy Montgomery on Her Path From MTV to Fox Business|Lloyd Grove|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Lou represented what we all loved about New York, what was cool, edgy, transgressive.Michael Musto: Lou Reed Made Me A Believer—In Transvestism, Prostitution, and Lou Reed|Michael Musto|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When this limit has been passed, the transgressive growth takes the form of reproduction.
If then selection does not bring about transgressive variation in a general population, how can selection produce anything new?A Critique of the Theory of Evolution|Thomas Hunt Morgan
It is obvious all through that transgressive growth is the starting-point in the formation of new individuals.