Meaning of otherkin in English:

otherkin

Pronunciation /ˈʌðəkɪn/

nounotherkin, otherkins

  • A person who identifies as non-human, typically as being wholly or partially an animal or mythical being.

    • ‘I start wondering if I'll meet any otherkin while at the con’

adjective

  • Denoting or relating to people who identify as non-human.

    ‘I am otherkin and I read this site regularly’
    • ‘otherkin culture’

Origin

1990s: other + kin.