HyperDic: epicene

English > 3 senses of the word epicene:
ADJECTIVEallepicene, bisexualhaving an ambiguous sexual identity
allepicene, effeminate, emasculate, cissy, sissified, sissyish, sissyhaving unsuitable feminine qualities
NOUNperson epicene, hermaphrodite, intersex, gynandromorph, androgyne, epicene personone having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs
English > epicene: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving an ambiguous sexual identity.
BroaderandrogynousHaving both male and female characteristics / characteristics
Spanishandrógino, bisexual, epiceno
English > epicene: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving unsuitable feminine qualities.
Synonymseffeminate, emasculate, cissy, sissified, sissyish, sissy
Broaderunmanly, unmanful, unmanlikenot possessing qualities befitting a man
Spanishafeminado, emasculado, marica, mariquita
English > epicene: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningOne having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made.
Synonymshermaphrodite, intersex, gynandromorph, androgyne, epicene person
Broaderbisexual, bisexual personA person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
Spanishandrógino, hermafrodita, hermafroditismo
Catalanandrogin, hermafrodita

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