Definition of FTM in English:

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Short for female-to-male (sense 2 of the adjective). an FTM transsexual
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  • I met Zachery in Amsterdam, where he was undergoing various stages of FTM [female to male] surgery.
  • Those of us who are FTM know that the gender identity almost always has to come first.
  • He came to understand himself as FTM, or female-to-male, identified.


short for female-to-male. the books shed light on the lived experiences of FTMs in America
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  • Other FTMs may choose to hang out in straight spaces.
  • Among my personal friends and acquaintances: one MTF dating a lesbian genetic female, one FTM married to a hetero genetic female.
  • I'm a 19-year-old FTM who identifies as queer.

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Syllabification: FTM

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