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  1. simple past tense and past participle of gender (assign gender to)
  2. (archaic) simple past tense and past participle of gender (engender)
    • 1662, Henry More, An Antidote Against Atheism, Book I, A Collection of Several Philosophical Writings of Dr. Henry More, page 11:
      "...or some hidden Spermatick power has gendered these both Anchors, Urnes, Coins, and Sculls in the ground...


gendered (comparative more gendered, superlative most gendered)

  1. (linguistics, of a language) Having grammatical gender.
    Grammatically, Hebrew is a gendered language because every noun is either masculine or feminine.
  2. Pertaining to gender or having attributes due to gender.
    His clothes were highly gendered.
  3. Divided by gender.
    In the past, parenting was a more gendered activity with more distinct male and female roles.