Someone who identifies with their assigned gender at birth. That’s literally it, everyone chill out.
Zach is cisgender.
by evilhorse November 27, 2019
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Cisgender (often abbreviated to simply cis) is a term for people whose experiences of their own gender agree with the sex they were assigned at birth. Cisgender may also be defined as those who have "a gender identity or perform a gender role society considers appropriate for one's sex."
Many also noticed a shift in their friendships after they transitioned, with some struggling to make friends with cisgender men, unsure of the social cues of male friendship.
by CheshireRaptor May 17, 2016
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A derogatory term used to refer to straight men and women by non binary people and their allies as an attempt to detract from the simple fact that straight is the default setting.
Lesbian comedian: Any cisgendered men here tonight?

Straight man: yo
Lesbian comedian: Well shut the fuck up.
by lamestllama March 7, 2021
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Cisgender ( abbreviated to cis)

an unnecessary and sometimes derogatory term that is synonymous with normal and used to label people who do not deviate from gender norms. Such as females who identify as female and males who identify as male.
Why can't cis women recognize how they experience privilege by being cisgender? (an actual quote)

Calling me a cis man or cisgender man is the same as calling me a man and in most of the world, they will look at you strangely if you self-identify as cisgender.
by TerranMan November 30, 2022
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Not transgender, that is, having a gender identity or gender role that society considers appropriate for the sex one was assigned at birth. The prefix cis- is pronounced like "sis".
John is cisgendered, he just holds to his role as a stereotypical male.
by freeyourmind July 26, 2004
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Not a derogatory term at all as many transgender people use it to describe people they know and sometimes love.
Cisgender is a term for someone who has a gender identity that aligns with what they were assigned at birth. The term was created for referring to "non-transgender" people without alienating transgender people. Basically if you were born a woman and do womanly things and like to be referred to as a woman, then you are a cisgender. Not a bad thing.
I don’t feel my gender in my bones the way some people do—the way my wife, who’s a cisgender lesbian, describes feeling about her femaleness.
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A person whose identity matches the sex they were assigned at birth. Opposite of cisgender is transgender.

Shortly;A normal person.
David:Hey, did you hear that Stacy is trans?
Adam:No, that's Brittany. Stacy is cisgender.
by BainTheCool January 4, 2017
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