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.
‹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.