travesti

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See also: travestí and travestì

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʁa.vɛs.ti/
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Noun[edit]

travesti m (plural travestis)

  1. transvestite

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: τραβεστί m or f (travestí)
  • Portuguese: travesti m or f
  • Spanish: travesti m or f
  • Turkish: travesti

Verb[edit]

travesti

  1. past participle of travestir

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

travesti

  1. inflection of travestire:
    1. second-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French travesti.

Noun[edit]

travesti f or m (usually offensive) (plural travestis)

  1. transvestite; cross-dresser (person, almost always a man, who wears clothing of the opposite sex)

Usage notes[edit]

The word travesti is sometimes used in the masculine form but this is almost always considered offensive.

While the word literally means cross-dresser it is almost never used to refer to AFABs who dress as men.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French travestir.

Verb[edit]

a travesti (third-person singular present travestește, past participle travestit4th conj.

  1. to disguise

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French travesti.

Noun[edit]

travesti m or f (plural travestis)

  1. transvestite, cross-dresser
    Synonym: travestí

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French travesti

Noun[edit]

travesti (definite accusative travestiyi, plural travestiler)

  1. (slang, derogatory, offensive) transvestite