Meaning of “transgender” in the English Dictionary

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"transgender" in British English

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uk /trænzˈdʒen.dər/ us /trænzˈdʒen.dɚ/ also trans, uk /trænz/ us

used to describe someone who feels that they are not the same gender (= sex) as the physical body they were born with, or who does not fit easily into being either a male or a female:

a transgender woman/man
trans people
Society has become more understanding of people who are transgender.

(Definition of “transgender” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)