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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having characteristics of both genders.

Usage examples (35)
  • In an article about basketball player Brittney Griner, she is described as androgynous, not "model-pretty," and manly - because she's tall.
  • As there was nothing really new in it, well apart from saying Bill had boyish looks usually people jump on the 'androgynous' band wagon.
  • I've got the long hair and kind of androgynous look.
  • Gordon Gano (lead singer) sounds kind of androgynous, so it creates some solidarity. for more
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  • Some species are more "androgenous" (produce male offspring) than others, but humans are most likely to wear "androgynous" (neither specifically masculine nor feminine) clothing!
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