Definition of trans woman in English:

trans woman

nounplural noun trans women

(also transwoman)
  • A person whose birth sex was male but who lives and identifies as a woman; a transgender woman.

    ‘She is a real trans woman, not an actor, who makes a potentially challenging subject accessible due to her good humour and honesty.’
    • ‘The barkeep was a trans woman.’
    • ‘The fact that a trans woman has expressed interest in coming along and specifically asked me if it would be 'a battle' made me want to make sure it wouldn't be.’
    • ‘The contention is that she is uniquely qualified to talk about the suitability of transwomen for positions in sexual assault counselling.’
    • ‘I thought about the various issues that I face as a transwoman in college.’


trans woman

/ˈtranz ˌwo͝omən/ /ˈtrænz ˌwʊmən/