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androgynous

1. Botany having male and female flowers in the same inflorescence, as cuckoo pint
2. having male and female characteristics; hermaphrodite
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The middle ground may well be a psychic space, an intersection of minds in a metaphysical locus where the body - disguised, misrepresented or even androgynous as it may be argued - does not appear.
97) Renaissance emblem books as well as drawings and engravings were replete with figural allegorical personifications and classical and historical personages often in a non-narrative context; but kings were shown as heroic, not androgynous.
It's been roughly a dozen years since androgynous diva Annie Lennox and technical whiz Dave Stewart had a Top 20 hit in this country.
Let's see, there's Nick Stahl, who sandwiched this straitlaced college-guy role in between performances as a closeted gay bully in Bully and an androgynous lost soul with eyeliner in The Sleepy Time Gal [see page 70].
In the mid-'70s, just as art historians were resuscitating forgotten artists like the Belgian Fernand Khnopff, who obsessively painted sphinxes and androgynes as well as photographed his sister in antique drag, Ontani -- in the midst of a profoundly personal rediscovery of androgynous imagery in Pre-Raphaelite and Symbolist art -- was photographing himself in exalted and Old Masterish poses that seemed to unlock his many doubles.
Adding another layer of visual commentary, this androgynous fop (shades of Oscar Wilde
Similarly, Samson--who unapologetically maintains an androgynous, short-haired "herm" style, as her friends call girls who look like boys--has been told at truck stops to get out of the women's bathroom.
Performing as his androgynous alter ego, Verene hosted The Self Esteem Salon (for models in need of a makeover and therapy) at the Whitney Museum of American Art last year in conjunction with his "Camera Club" photos, which were then on view in the Biennial.
With a musical sextet supplying funky World Beat pop, and two winged, warbling androgynous beings presiding over the proceedings with shamanistic incantations, ``Dralion'' occasionally suggests a United Nations-sponsored virtual-reality space opera.
I watched her set from maybe 20 feet away, standing at the bar, and couldn't help wondering about this cute androgynous girl's sexuality, let alone where she conjured up such sound.
He specializes in young, sometimes androgynous bohemians; skinnies in groups, smoking, drinking, waiting for who knows what; friends and/or couples at a turning point.