Definitions

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  • n. A robot/android in female form.

Etymologies

From gyno- +‎ android (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The big gender difference comes in the form of the classic apple and pear shapes called gynoid and android.

    You Being Beautiful

  • Where else are you going to be able to find out what a word like "gynoid" means (which I'd never heard of before now)?

    Slashdot

  • Does anyone else hate the word "gynoid" as much as me?

    Slashdot

  • Furthermore, android is the correct term for a masculine robot and gynoid is the term for a feminine robot.

    Top 10 Coolest Movie Robots » Scene-Stealers

  • There are also some other fun bits - gynoid assassins, and underwater plane battles and geeky inventor sidekicks.

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: Sky Captain and the World Of Tomorrow - Kevin J. Anderson

  • There's Actroid, a mannequinesque gynoid who wows corporate guests with her dynamic facial expressions and cheeky conversation skills (ask her how much she weighs, and she'll tell you what she can bench-press).

    Why Should We Be Friends?

  • The medical terms for pear-shape and apple-shape are “gynoid” and “android” – that is, typically female and typically male.

    MEN’S AND WOMEN’S IDEAL FEMALE BODY » Sociological Images

  • I myself am fascinated with doll-specific impossibilities, and while the majority of my video collection is probably quite irrelevant, I offer up Philips' shaving gynoid as a faintly similar breadcrumb.

    Real Life inspires: Doll Face

  • The gynoid or “pearshape” is the healthy one to have, regardless of how you think it looks to be bottom heavy.

    Healing the Female Heart

  • And all that use of the word "she" is justified, as the bot is quite definitely convincingly female -- which technically makes her a gynoid rather than an android.

    Fast Company

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  • How do you know you haven't met one already?

    September 30, 2011

  • I'll wait to list this term until I meet one in person.

    September 30, 2011