Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) Someone’s gender is whether they behave like a boy or girl. This is called masculine or feminine, and not the same as male or female. (noun) A living thing’s gender is its sex: male (man, boy), female (woman, girl), both, or neither.

Examples: (noun) His gender was not traditional, he was a very feminine boy. (noun) The effects vary considerably according to such factors as class, race and gender. (noun) here are gender differences in everything from physical size to play style.

Synonyms: nouns: sex.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 6 D