What does transgender mean?

Definitions for transgendertrænsˈdʒɛn dər, trænz-

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  1. transgender(Noun)


  2. transgender(Noun)

    A transgender person.

  3. transgender(Verb)

    To change the gender of; to change the sex of.

  4. transgender(Adjective)

    Having changed gender identity from male to female, or from female to male.

  5. transgender(Adjective)

    Not identifying with culturally conventional gender roles and categories of male or female; having changed gender identity from male to female or female to male, or identifying with elements of both, or having some other gender identity.


  1. Transgender

    Transgender is a general term applied to a variety of individuals, behaviors, and groups involving tendencies to vary from culturally conventional gender roles. Transgender is the state of one's gender identity not matching one's assigned sex. Transgender does not imply any specific form of sexual orientation; transgender people may identify as heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, pansexual, polysexual, or asexual; some may consider conventional sexual orientation labels inadequate or inapplicable to them. The precise definition for transgender remains in flux, but includes: ⁕"Of, relating to, or designating a person whose identity does not conform unambiguously to conventional notions of male or female gender roles, but combines or moves between these." ⁕"People who were assigned a sex, usually at birth and based on their genitals, but who feel that this is a false or incomplete description of themselves." ⁕"Non-identification with, or non-presentation as, the sex one was assigned at birth." A transgender individual may have characteristics that are normally associated with a particular gender, identify elsewhere on the traditional gender continuum, or exist outside of it as other, agender, genderqueer, or third gender. Transgender people may also identify as bigender, or along several places on either the traditional transgender continuum, or the more encompassing continuums which have been developed in response to the significantly more detailed studies done in recent years. Furthermore, many transgender people go through a period of identity development, marked by increases in understanding of one's self-image, self-reflection, and self-expression. More specifically, the degree to which individuals feel genuine, authentic, and comfortable within their external appearance and accept their genuine identity is referred to as transgender congruence.

Editors Contribution

  1. transgender

    A person (either male or female), who desires to become the person that they most identify with, psychologically & spiritually.

    Transgender is a term best not used unless the person tells you it is okay to use it on them.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transgender in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transgender in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carla Alcorn:

    He just quit talking about it (being transgender).

  2. Lana Wachowski:

    So yeah, I'm transgender. And yeah, I've transitioned.

  3. Attorney General Loretta Lynch:

    They created state-sponsored discrimination against transgender individuals.

  4. Republican Governor Greg Abbott:

    Texas will sue to stop (President Barack) Obama's transgender directive to schools.

  5. Pauline Moreno:

    The fact that she's transgender gives her a harder road ahead, an absolute harder road.

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