misgender

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From mis- +‎ gender. Attested since at least 1990.

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misgender (third-person singular simple present misgenders, present participle misgendering, simple past and past participle misgendered)

  1. To refer to a person using terms that express the wrong gender, either accidentally or deliberately; for example by calling a woman "son", a boy "she", or an agender individual "he" or "she" instead of "they".
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