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tranny

Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (noun) A transsexual, transgender or transvestite person, usually a transwoman.
  2. (noun) Short form of transistor radio.
  3. (noun) Short form of transmission in the automotive sense.
  4. (noun) Short form of transformer.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. I would prefer that LGBT media use alternatives to tranny (for example: transgender people, trans people or transpeople) when describing groups of trans people, but there are times when the term tranny may be the most appropriate term because of the self-identification of an individual or a particular group. - Pam's House Blend - Front Page
  2. And, my problem isn't that some LGBT media and reporters use the term tranny, but that they don't comprehend the nuances of when -- and how -- to use the term. - Pam's House Blend - Front Page
  3. Well, let's redirect our attention to the term tranny, keeping in mind the nuances of how LGBT people and LGBT media use queer in mind. - Pam's House Blend - Front Page
  4. Dallas Voice seriously identified RuPaul as the go-to expert on the term tranny? - Pam's House Blend - Front Page
  5. (LGBT) reporters, LGBT editors, and LGBT new and legacy media organizations using the term tranny, but in the name of "reclaiming" the term for the LGBT community, the nuance is often lost. - Pam's House Blend - Front Page

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