Entry date

  • Quotation evidence from 1974 (first cited in D. Cordell).
  • This is one of the most recent 2% of entries recorded in OED.
  • OED includes about 2900 entries first evidenced in the decade 1970—1979 (words such as email, internet, retro).

Timeline of entries in the OED

(Based on the first date of each entry. The date of this entry is indicated by the black line.)
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Origin

  • trans-
  • gender

Entry size

  • 5 senses (4 main senses, 1 subentry sense).
  • 20 quotations.

Timeline of quotation evidence

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  • 1000
  • 1100
  • 1200
  • 1300
  • 1400
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  • 1700
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  • 1900
  • 2000