Cisperson vs Cisman - What's the difference?

cisperson | cisman | Hypernyms |

Cisperson is a hypernym of cisman.


In lgbt|lang=en terms the difference between cisperson and cisman

is that cisperson is (lgbt) a cisgender/cissexual person: one whose gender matches his or her biological sex while cisman is (lgbt) a cisgender man: a man who is biologically male.

As nouns the difference between cisperson and cisman

is that cisperson is (lgbt) a cisgender/cissexual person: one whose gender matches his or her biological sex while cisman is (lgbt) a cisgender man: a man who is biologically male.

cisperson

English

Alternative forms

* cis person

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (LGBT) A cisgender/cissexual person: one whose gender matches his or her biological sex.
  • Antonyms

    * transperson

    Hyponyms

    * cisman, ciswoman

    cisman

    English

    Noun

    (cismen)
  • (LGBT) A cisgender man: a man who is biologically male.
  • * 2010 , Holly Kearl, Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women , Greenwood Publishing Group, ISBN 978-0-313-38496-7, page 57:
  • Not only do people harass and attack transwomen for being who they are: transwomen also face scrutiny from both ciswomen and cismen over “what” they are.

    Coordinate terms

    * ciswoman, transman, transwoman

    Hypernyms

    * cisperson

    See also

    * cisgender, transgender, cismale, cisfemale