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- (uncommon, formal) To wear clothes typically associated with the opposite sex.
2010, Sabine Lang, Men as Women, Women as Men: Changing Gender in Native American Cultures:
- […] both their gender role and their gender status must have been so distinctively androgynous that they probably did not transvest.
This term is rare and formal; the casual cross-dress is much more common.
cross-dress — see cross-dress