androgynous


androgynous
adjective Etymology: Latin androgynus hermaphrodite, from Greek androgynos, from andr- + gynē woman — more at queen Date: 1651 1. having the characteristics or nature of both male and female 2. a. neither specifically feminine nor masculine <
the androgynous pronoun them
>
b. suitable to or for either sex <
androgynous clothing
>
3. having traditional male and female roles obscured or reversed <
an androgynous marriage
>
androgynously adverbandrogyny noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.