transphobia

[ trans-foh-bee-uh ]

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

Origin of transphobia

1
First recorded in 1990–95; trans(gender) + -phobia

usage note For transphobia

Other words from transphobia

  • trans·pho·bic, adjective, noun

Words Nearby transphobia

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