androgynous /anˈdrɒdʒɪnəs/

a

I. adjective

1. partly male and partly female in appearance; of indeterminate sex.

a stunningly androgynous dancer.
he used surgery and cosmetics to make his face look pasty and bizarrely androgynous.
2.
‹dated› having the physical characteristics of both sexes; hermaphrodite.
II. derivatives

1. androgynously
adverb


2. androgyny /anˈdrɒdʒɪni /
noun


– origin early 17th cent.: from Latin androgynus (see androgyne) + -ous.

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