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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sis-jen-der]
    • /ˈsɪsˈdʒɛn dər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sis-jen-der]
    • /ˈsɪsˈdʒɛn dər/

Definitions of cisgender word

  • adjective cisgender of or relating to a person whose gender identity corresponds to their assigned birth gender 3
  • adjective cisgender Also, cisgendered. noting or relating to a person whose gender identity corresponds with that person’s biological sex assigned at birth. 1
  • noun cisgender a person who is cisgender. 1
  • noun cisgender (LGBT, of a person) Identifying with or experiencing a gender the same as one's biological sex or that is affirmed by society, e.g. being both male-gendered and male-sexed. 1
  • noun cisgender (LGBT) A cisgender person. 0
  • adjective cisgender (LGBT) Having a gender (identity) which matches the sex one was assigned at birth; or, pertaining to such people. 0

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Origin of cisgender

First appearance:

before 1990
One of the 1% newest English words
1990-95; cis- ( def 3 ) + gender1; modeled on transgender

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Parts of speech for Cisgender


cisgender popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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