ladyboy

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Etymology[edit]

lady +‎ boy

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ladyboy (plural ladyboys)

  1. A trans woman or transfeminine person (essentially employed in Asia)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The use of ladyboy to refer to trans women is common and accepted in Asia, but considered offensive outside of Asia.

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References[edit]

  • OED 2006