Sexual DictionaryDictionary of the F-Word


1. Belonging to or possessing the characteristics of both sexes; common to both sexes. An epicene word, statue, college .

2. Having or exhibiting characteristics typical of the other sex as with an effeminate man or a masculine woman ; also, lacking the characteristics typical of either sex , or sexless.
Synonym: ambisexual .
See also: ambiguous-gender ; androgyne ; bigendered ; gender-variant ; hermaphrodite ; omnigendered ; polygendered ; transsexual ; variant-expressive .

3. Sexless, neutral, as in grammar, indicating either sex with only one grammatical form; having only one form of the noun for both genders.

4. In earlier dictionaries, Ben Jonson's for example, defined as someone effeminate or unmanly.

See Also: ambiguous gender, ambisexual, androgynous, bigendered, gender outlaw, inner sex, omnigendered, omnisexual, pangendered, pansexual, polygendered, variant expressive

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