cross-dresser

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkrɔsˌdrɛ.sɚ/, /ˈkrɒsˌdrɛ.sɚ/

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cross-dresser (plural cross-dressers)

  1. A person who wears clothing which society considers appropriate only for members of the opposite sex.

Usage notes[edit]

This term is used in casual registers; the Latinate transvestite is more formal.

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