Definition of morphodite in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmɔːfədʌɪt/


informal, slang, dialect
  • 1US Originally: a hermaphrodite; a person having both male and female sex characteristics. In later use also: a homosexual man or woman, especially one overtly manifesting features or attributes regarded as characteristic of the opposite sex; a transvestite.

  • 2US, British A wagon able to be converted into a cart.


Early 18th century; earliest use found in John Vanbrugh (1664–1726), playwright and architect. Alteration of hermaphrodite.