polygender

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

poly- +‎ gender

Adjective[edit]

polygender (not comparable)

  1. Having a mixture of genders; neither purely male nor purely female.
    • 2012, Richard Ward, Ian Rivers, Mike Sutherland, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Ageing
      [] those whose gender identity or expression is at odds with conventional understandings of dichotomous sex/gender categories (gender-neutral, polygender or genderqueer).
    • 2014, Manivong J. Ratts, Paul B. Pedersen, Counseling for Multiculturalism and Social Justice
      Androgyny—the presence of male and female characteristics in one individual. Androgynous individuals describe themselves as ambigender, polygender, or genderless.

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