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transphobia Line breaks: trans|pho¦bia
Pronunciation: /tranzˈfəʊbɪə/

Definition of transphobia in English:


[mass noun]
Intense dislike of or prejudice against transsexual or transgender people: more than 120 complaints concerning transphobia in the media were made
More example sentences
  • As a community, we in Michigan are committed to fighting prejudice and ignorance of all kinds; we do not want to see transphobia fostered here or anywhere.
  • Because of violence against women, some extremists use transphobia as a tool to exclude transgendered women based on the perception that they once were men.
  • In their quest for high ratings and profits, the show's producers didn't care that these women were strung around like puppets in a tasteless show that perpetuated transphobia and racism.



Pronunciation: /tranzˈfəʊbɪk/ /transˈfəʊbɪk/
Example sentences
  • Don't make an epic confrontation out of the fact you were criticized for transphobic statements.
  • I think being openly transphobic is illegitimate and contradictory for a liberal newspaper.
  • None of these things are true, and trying to claim they are is simply an attempt to stop others from pointing out your transphobic behavior.

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