Definition of gender-neutral adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌdʒendə ˈnjuːtrəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒendər ˈnuːtrəl//
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  1. 1suitable for or shared by people of both sexes; not making a difference between men and women gender-neutral toys/washrooms We need to create a society that is colour-blind and gender-neutral.
  2. 2(of language) that does not refer specifically to men or women, and so can be understood to include both sexes ‘They’ may be used as a gender-neutral pronoun instead of ‘he’ or ‘she’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gender-neutral