The terms below try to replace some gender biased words by providing them a clearer meaning. If you wish to add a new entry, the sections below provide some background.
If you have an idea, or if your niece just told you a word that we all should use, tell us so we can use it.
For a word to be part of our dictionary it had to used by many people who agree on its meaning. So drop 'your' word into your conversation and writing, so others can pick it up; the more its use spreads, the more likely it will be noticed
Proposing a word is challenging, even more if you are not a dictionary editor or a lexicographer. But then, it pushes you and open you up and allow you to deepen your understanding of the issue and the problem. After all, if you offer a solution, you better understand the problem.
If this intrigues you, below are some guidelines as how which information you should and/or could provide:
Part of speech (mandatory) - verb, noun, adjective, etc'.
Definition (mandatory) - specify what is the phenomena/object/inner-experience your word describes.
Motivation (optional) - provide some background as to reasons that led you to propose this word. What does it change? How does it effect? For example, remove a stereotype.
Example (optional) - provide a sentence in which your word appears to better visualize your intentions.
Synonyms - similar words. These can be words your words replace, example Hommes is a synonym of Fommes.