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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
  • I suffered almost none of the transphobia in the greater world they constantly are complaining about.
  • The most emotionally challenging part for me was the transphobia I encountered from the court attorney who represented me at my arraignment.
  • But it's not just homophobia or transphobia that these men are reacting to so violently: their whole masculinity is at stake.


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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