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gender US English

The state of being male or female (typically used with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones)

gender US Thesaurus

variables included age, income, and gender

gender bias US English

Inclination or prejudice for or against one gender, especially in a way considered to be unfair

gender gap US English

The discrepancy in opportunities, status, attitudes, etc., between men and women

gender role US English

The role or behavior learned by a person as appropriate to their gender, determined by the prevailing cultural norms

gender in sex New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

use gender in reference to social or cultural differences

common gender US English

The gender of those nouns in English that are not limited to either sex, such as cousin or spouse

gender bender US English

A person who dresses and behaves in a way characteristic of the opposite sex

gender changer US English

An electrical adaptor which allows two male or two female connectors to be connected to each other

gender equality US English

The state in which access to rights or opportunities is unaffected by gender

gender-neutral US English

Suitable for, applicable to, or common to both male and female genders

gender-specific US English

Suitable for or applicable to only males or only females

gender dysphoria US English

The condition of feeling one’s emotional and psychological identity as male or female to be opposite to one’s biological sex

gender reassignment US English

The process whereby a person’s physical sexual characteristics are changed by means of medical procedures such as surgery or hormone treatment

cisgender US English

Denoting or relating to a person whose self-identity conforms with the gender that corresponds to their biological sex; not transgender

genderqueer US English

Denoting or relating to a person who does not subscribe to conventional gender distinctions but identifies with neither, both, or a combination of male and female genders

misgender US English

Refer to (someone, especially a transgender person) using a word, especially a pronoun or form of address, that does not correctly reflect the gender with which they identify


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