Transmale vs. Transgender

Transmale vs. Transgender — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Transmale and Transgender

Transmaleadjective

alternative form of trans male

Transgenderadjective

Relating to or being a person whose gender identity does not conform to that typically associated with the sex to which they were assigned at birth.

Transmalenoun

alternative form of trans male

Transgendernoun

One who is transgender.

Transgenderadjective

(narrowly) Having a gender (identity) which is different from the sex one was assigned at birth: being assigned male at birth but having a female gender or vice versa; or, pertaining to such people. Compare transsexual, and the following sense.

Transgenderadjective

(broadly) Not identifying with culturally conventional gender roles and categories of male or female; having changed gender identity from male to female or female to male, or identifying with elements of both, or having some other gender identity; or, pertaining to such people. Compare genderqueer, transsexual.

Transgenderadjective

(of a space) Intended primarily for transgender people.

Transgenderadjective

(of a space) Available for use by transgender people (in addition to non-transgender people).

Transgendernoun

Transgenderism; the state of being transgender. Compare transsex.

Transgendernoun

A transgender person.

Transgenderverb

(uncommon) To change the gender of; (used loosely) to change the sex of. Compare transsex.