To better see all uses of the word
gender
in
David Copperfield
please enable javascript.

gender -- as in: gender discrimination
Used In
David Copperfield
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • But on Miss Mills observing, with despondency, that it were well indeed for some hearts if this were so, I explained that I begged leave to restrict the observation to mortals of the masculine gender.
  • …of the day and hour of my birth, it was declared by the nurse, and by some sage women in the neighbourhood who had taken a lively interest in me several months before there was any possibility of our becoming personally acquainted, first, that I was destined to be unlucky in life; and secondly, that I was privileged to see ghosts and spirits; both these gifts inevitably attaching, as they believed, to all unlucky infants of either gender, born towards the small hours on a Friday night.

  • There are no more uses of "gender" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Gender roles were more defined when my grandmother was growing up.
  • The court found the company guilty of gender discrimination.

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading