- gender-bendersN-COUNT (disapproval)People sometimes use gender-bender to refer to a man who dresses or behaves like a woman, or a woman who dresses or behaves like a man. [INFORMAL]Derived words:gender-bending ADJ ADJ n
...a gender-bending production of the ballet Swan Lake with lines of male swans.
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gender bender — noun : a person who dresses and behaves like a member of the opposite sex • gender bending ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective or noun * * * gender bender noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] He s known as a gender bender. • • • Main Entry: ↑gender bending * * *… … Useful english dictionary
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gender bender — gender bending, adj. Informal. one, as a cross dresser, that blurs differences between the sexes. [1980 85] * * * … Universalium