Definition of MTF in English:

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Short for male-to-female (sense 2 of the adjective). MTF transwomen
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  • Many trans guys say they "pass" for their gender of choice easier than their MTF counterparts.
  • I have a few trans friends, mostly MTF.
  • Most are MTF (male to female), although a few are FTM (female to male).


short for male-to-female. the consensus is that there are equal numbers of FTMs and MTFs
More example sentences
  • I produced a short film a few years ago and my cinematographer was a transitioning MTF.
  • It would be really helpful for this thread, I think, if people could limit themselves to speaking about FTMs here, instead of discursively grouping MTFs and FTMs in the same basket.
  • I have never heard of MTFs asking for inclusion in men's-only spaces.

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