from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. hermaphroditism
- n. A state of appearing to be neither feminine nor masculine
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Union of both sexes in one individual; hermaphroditism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being androgynous; union of sexes in one individual; hermaphroditism.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. showing characteristics of both sexes
Sorry, no etymologies found.
When, in a reflection of a growing industry trend, Tisci decided to base his autumn/winter collection around the idea of androgyny, there was one person he wanted above all, and - to his delight - she said yes.
When my body crossed over from socially acceptable ripped chick to freaky androgyny, it was noticeable for me in my day-to-day interactions.
She must have eventually adopted that withholding androgyny, to assuage her convictions, but also to assimilate her ever-ticking intellect in the minds of the men around her.
It is a dark and disturbing exploration of abuse, androgyny and the pre-teen brutality of boys.
Candy is, 'The first fashion magazine ever completely dedicated to celebrating transvestism, transexuality, cross dressing and androgyny, in all its manifestations.'
Not even Adam and Eve went so far in their admission of guilt and nakedness, but perhaps a man whose mother once dressed him as a girl and trimmed his crop to suit, and crooned to him as “Ernestine,” had some old scores to settle in the androgyny column.
But mostly what makes this blissed-out magic work so well is the pitch perfect lyricism sung with the breathy androgyny of Victoria Legrand.
Macheath's shock of blond hair and the corset he wears under his sparkly suit give him a hint of androgyny as well as danger.
In closing their Introduction, the editors of this handsome volume remark that "scholars of the novel everywhere owe a great debt to these innovative and creative minds that have ferreted out Jack London's predilictions and his prescience in such far-ranging and contemporary topics as gender-race, homosexuality, heterosexuality, humor, power, androgyny, and masculine identity."
(I don't recommend that one - especially not to females, but they might try androgyny) Sheesh!