Epicene - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈepɪsiːn|  American pronunciation of the word epicene
Brit.  |ˈɛpɪsiːn|  British pronunciation of the word epicene

noun

- one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made (syn: androgyne, gynandromorph, hermaphrodite, intersex)

adjective

- having an ambiguous sexual identity (syn: bisexual)
- having unsuitable feminine qualities (syn: cissy, effeminate, emasculate, sissified, sissy, sissyish)

Examples

...an ancient statue of a young man of graceful, epicene beauty...

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