tranny
noun (plural trannies) Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1976 transmission 3

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tranny — UK [ˈtrænɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms tranny : singular tranny plural trannies 1) informal a transsexual or transvestite 2) British informal old fashioned a transistor radio …   English dictionary

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  • tranny — tran|ny [ˈtræni] n plural trannies informal 1.) someone who has the physical features of both sexes, usually as the result of medical treatment →↑transsexual 2.) a ↑transvestite >tranny adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tranny — transmission of a car or truck    When you buy a used car, check the condition of the tranny, eh …   English idioms

  • tranny — noun /ˈtɹæ.ni/ a) Short form of transmission in the automotive sense. b) Short form of transistor radio …   Wiktionary

  • tranny — n British 1. a transistor radio. An abbreviated form which has survived beyond the dated full phrase from the 1960s. ► Records were less affordable in those days (a trannie and Radio Caroline being the nearest thing to free music). (Maureen Nolan …   Contemporary slang

  • tranny — n. (British Slang) transistor radio; transsexual; transvestite (also trannie) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tranny — Transexual …   Glossary of chat acronyms & text shorthand

  • tranny — (also trannie) noun (plural trannies) informal 1》 chiefly Brit. a transistor radio. 2》 a photographic transparency. 3》 N. Amer. the transmission in a motor vehicle. 4》 a transvestite …   English new terms dictionary

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