trans man

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See also: transman and trans-man



trans man (plural trans men)

  1. A transgender or transsexual man, i.e., a man who was assigned female at birth.
  2. (derogatory, offensive, proscribed) A transgender or transsexual woman, i.e., a woman who was assigned male at birth.

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  • Regarding the spelling (as trans man vs transman), see the usage notes about trans woman.
  • Sense 2 is only used by people who deny that transgender people are the gender they identify as, and is thus considered very offensive.

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