drag king

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

drag +‎ king

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

drag king (plural drag kings)

  1. (idiomatic, slang, LGBT) A female who dresses up in men's clothing, typically for public performance.
    • 1973, Abstracts in Anthropology, volume 4, Google Books:
      Part of an ongoing ethnography of an imperial sovereign court I am undertaking, this chapter explores the world of the lesbian drag king and the gendered performance she undertakes in this realm.

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