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  • n. Plural form of tranny.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Last week, a writer from LA. MetBlogs used the term trannies in a piece, and I wrote about my objection to using the term here, and in the comment section of the piece where use of the term offended me.

    Pam's House Blend - Front Page

  • Elsewhere, Hewer showed his erudite side with Latin and law references we didn't get that from Des O'Connor, told a wartime anecdote about a friend who cracked codes at Bletchley, admitted to goofy teeth in his youth and nearly resisted an opportunity for humour when the word "trannies" was found among the letters.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Those who identify as trannies are a subset of broader transgender community

    Pam's House Blend - Front Page

  • But I and many transwomen have a major problem with peeps ignorantly calling cisgender women 'trannies' to be insulting.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Last year, only 28 per cent of radios sold were digital, with many people still buying analogue "trannies" or clock radios, or hi-fi systems that included analogue radios.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • The new policy has stunned the "trannies", who say the ban affected a night out in which some members of their party were seated inside and others were refused entry.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • The organisation also objected to the use of the word "trannies" in the title.

    News24 Top Stories

  • (GLAAD), who are offended by the use of the word "trannies" and claim the film wrongly represents transgender females.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • AFTER 10 years of performing exclusively for women and "trannies", Gurlesque has decided to opens its doors to people of all sexual orientations at this year's Feast Festival.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Transvestites are not transsexuals and nobody should be calling them 'trannies' and even then, if you're going to use a derogatory term, you might as well spell it right.

    Queerty

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