Androgyny (noun)

  1. The combination of masculine and feminine characteristics in one person.
  2. The quality of having both male and female characteristics.


Early 17th century, from french androgynie, from greek androgynos (hermaphrodite), from andros (man) + gyne (woman).


  1. The androgynous model had both masculine and feminine features.
  2. Androgyny can be used to challenge traditional gender roles.
  3. Androgyny is common in some cultures.
  4. The fashion industry often features androgynous models.
  5. Androgyny is a term used to describe the combination of male and female characteristics in a person.
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