androgynous
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ænˈdɹɒd͡ʒ.ɪn.əs/
  • (GA) IPA: /ænˈdɹɑd͡ʒ.ən.əs/
Adjective

androgynous

  1. Possessing the sex organs of both sexes. [from the earlier 17th c.]
  2. Pertaining to a feature or characteristic that is not definitively of either sex.
    Nicknames like Pat, Sam, and Chris are androgynous, used by both men and women.
  3. Possessing qualities of both sexes.
    • The truth is, a great mind must be androgynous.
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