- The definition of gender-specific is something intended for only one sex (either male or female).
A job that can only be done by a woman is an example of a job that is gender-specific.
gender-specific definition by Webster's New World
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of or limited to either males or females: eye and hair color are not gender-specific
gender-specific definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of, for, or associated with persons of one gender to the exclusion of the other: gender-specific health care; gender-specific behavior.