What does androgynous mean?

Definitions for androgynousænˈdrɒdʒ ə nəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. androgynous(adj)

    relating to or exhibiting both female and male sex organs but with a predominantly female appearance

  2. androgynous(adj)

    having both male and female characteristics

Wiktionary

  1. androgynous(Adjective)

    Possessing the sex organs of both sexes.

  2. androgynous(Adjective)

    Pertaining to a feature or characteristic that is not definitively of either sex.

    Names like Pat, Terry and Jean are androgynous because they can be given to babies of either gender.

  3. androgynous(Adjective)

    Possessing qualities of both sexes.

  4. Origin: androgynus, from ἀνδρόγυνος, from ἀνδρός (genitive of ἀνήρ) + γυνή + -ous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Androgynous(adj)

    alt. of Androgynal

Freebase

  1. Androgynous

    "Androgynous" is a song by The Replacements featured on their album Let It Be which came out in 1984. The song was covered by Crash Test Dummies and released as the third and final single from their 1991 debut album The Ghosts That Haunt Me. Joan Jett also covered the song on her 2006 album Sinner. Jubilee also covered the song. Their version appeared as the B-side on their first single, "Rebel Hiss". Towards the end of the song, you can hear Paul Westerberg sing the words "Jefferson's Cock". Occasionally, The Replacements would play gigs in Minneapolis under this name, with the band members wearing dresses.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Androgynous

    an-droj′i-nus, adj. having the characteristics of both male and female in one individual: hermaphrodite: (bot.) having an inflorescence of both male and female flowers—also Androg′ynal (rare).—n. Androg′yny, hermaphroditism. [Gr.; anēr, andros, a man, and gynē, woman.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of androgynous in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of androgynous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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