cross-dress


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cross-dress

(krôs′drĕs′, krŏs′-)
intr.v. cross-dressed, cross-dress·ing, cross-dress·es
To dress in clothing that is usually worn by the opposite sex.

cross′-dress′er n.
cross′-dress′ing n.

cross-dress

vb (intr)
to wear clothes normally associated with the opposite sex

cross′-dress′



v.i.
(esp. of a man) to dress in clothing typically worn by members of the opposite sex.
[1920–25]
cross′-dress′er, n.

cross-dress


Past participle: cross-dressed
Gerund: cross-dressing

Imperative
cross-dress
cross-dress
Present
I cross-dress
you cross-dress
he/she/it cross-dresses
we cross-dress
you cross-dress
they cross-dress
Preterite
I cross-dressed
you cross-dressed
he/she/it cross-dressed
we cross-dressed
you cross-dressed
they cross-dressed
Present Continuous
I am cross-dressing
you are cross-dressing
he/she/it is cross-dressing
we are cross-dressing
you are cross-dressing
they are cross-dressing
Present Perfect
I have cross-dressed
you have cross-dressed
he/she/it has cross-dressed
we have cross-dressed
you have cross-dressed
they have cross-dressed
Past Continuous
I was cross-dressing
you were cross-dressing
he/she/it was cross-dressing
we were cross-dressing
you were cross-dressing
they were cross-dressing
Past Perfect
I had cross-dressed
you had cross-dressed
he/she/it had cross-dressed
we had cross-dressed
you had cross-dressed
they had cross-dressed
Future
I will cross-dress
you will cross-dress
he/she/it will cross-dress
we will cross-dress
you will cross-dress
they will cross-dress
Future Perfect
I will have cross-dressed
you will have cross-dressed
he/she/it will have cross-dressed
we will have cross-dressed
you will have cross-dressed
they will have cross-dressed
Future Continuous
I will be cross-dressing
you will be cross-dressing
he/she/it will be cross-dressing
we will be cross-dressing
you will be cross-dressing
they will be cross-dressing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cross-dressing
you have been cross-dressing
he/she/it has been cross-dressing
we have been cross-dressing
you have been cross-dressing
they have been cross-dressing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cross-dressing
you will have been cross-dressing
he/she/it will have been cross-dressing
we will have been cross-dressing
you will have been cross-dressing
they will have been cross-dressing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cross-dressing
you had been cross-dressing
he/she/it had been cross-dressing
we had been cross-dressing
you had been cross-dressing
they had been cross-dressing
Conditional
I would cross-dress
you would cross-dress
he/she/it would cross-dress
we would cross-dress
you would cross-dress
they would cross-dress
Past Conditional
I would have cross-dressed
you would have cross-dressed
he/she/it would have cross-dressed
we would have cross-dressed
you would have cross-dressed
they would have cross-dressed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cross-dress - dress in the clothes of the other sex
dress, get dressed - put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
Translations

cross-dress

[ˈkrɒsdres] VItravestirse
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