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[ US /ænˈdɹɔdʒənəs/ ]
[ UK /ændɹˈɒd‍ʒɪnəs/ ]
  1. having both male and female characteristics
  2. relating to or exhibiting both female and male sex organs but with a predominantly female appearance
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How To Use androgynous In A Sentence

  • I love the androgynous look. Times, Sunday Times
  • Basically, she was an androgynous figure. Times, Sunday Times
  • I had no points of reference, all I remember are androgynous, anonymous feline shapes emerging from barn doors.
  • Fine, delicate black lines delineate androgynous figures, heads turned heavenward, mouths open.
  • And add a boyfriend jacket for a truly androgynous look. The Sun
  • But to accomplish this work, which we may also call diabolic, isn't an androgynous genius necessary? Ferragus
  • I was straightening up the teddy bears and long-stemmed red roses this morning at the Michael Jackson Eternal Moonwalk Memorial on what would have been The Gloved One's 53rd birthday when I heard this guy say “You'd think it was tupping Shakespeare who died—instead of an androgynous black man who overcame racial prejudice by turning himself into a white woman.” Who's Better: Michael Jackson or Shakespeare?
  • She was initially known for her thin build and androgynous looks. Times, Sunday Times
  • Neither the insipid colouring nor the androgynous figures help to give the fresco presence, but it remains a seminal work in the development of Neoclassicism.
  • Androgynous women who do not blend their behaviour are less affected by traditional ideas of gender.
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