transphobia

[ trans-foh-bee-uh ]
/ trænsˈfoʊ bi ə /

noun

an aversion or hostility to, disdain for, or fear of transgender people.

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Origin of transphobia

First recorded in 1990–95; trans(gender) + -phobia

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OTHER WORDS FROM transphobia

trans·pho·bic, adjective
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