transvestism

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trans·ves·tism

(trăns-vĕs′tĭz′əm, trănz-) also trans·ves·ti·tism (-tĭ-tĭz′əm)
n.
1. Psychiatry The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts that involve dressing in clothes traditionally associated with the opposite sex.
2. Cross-dressing. In this sense, the term is sometimes considered offensive.

transvestism

eonism.
See also: Sex
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transvestism - the practice of adopting the clothes or the manner or the sexual role of the opposite sex
practice, pattern - a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
Translations

transvestism

[ˈtrænzˌvestɪzəm] Ntravestismo m

transvestism

[trænzˈvɛstɪzəm] n (= cross-dressing) → travestisme m, transvestisme m

transvestism

nTransves(ti)tismus m

trans·ves·tism

n. travestismo, adopción de modales del sexo opuesto, esp. la manera de vestir.

transvestism

n travestismo
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If you're a man and you think Lily Savage has a nice pair of pins or Danny La Rue looks lovely in a wig, you may be a gynemimetophile - someone excited by female impersonators.