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English definition of “transsexual”

transsexual

noun [C] uk   /trænzˈsek.sjʊəl/ /-sju.əl/ us    /-ʃu.əl/
a person, especially a man, who feels that they should have been the opposite sex, and therefore behaves and dresses like a member of that sexRelating to sexual preference a person who has had a medical operation to change their sexMen and womenKinds of menKinds of women
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