Find out whether your vocabulary is more ‘male’ or ‘female’ with our fun Gender Vocabulary Quiz.
Test your knowledge of the following 20 words, all known to be more recognisable to a particular gender. List the numbers of the words that you know and then check the answers at the end. Don’t guess, only list the words that you are certain of! How did you do? Now try it with your friends.
‘Female word’s’: taffeta, tresses, mascarpone, decoupage, progesterone, wisteria, taupe, flouncing, peony, bodice.
‘Male word’s’: codec, solenoid, golem, humvee, claymore, scimitar, paladin, bolshevism, biped, dreadnought.