cross-dressing


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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-dressing

n
the wearing of clothes normally associated with the opposite sex
ˌcross-ˈdresser n
Translations

cross-dressing

[ˌkrɒsˈdresɪŋ] Ntravestismo m

cross-dressing

[ˌkrɒsˈdrɛsɪŋ] ntravestitismo
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Peter's fascination with women's clothing started at an early age and he began cross-dressing from the age of 14.
Both the court of first instance in Al Ain and the appeal court sentenced them to one month in jail for cross-dressing and another month for drinking alcohol.
I think a big part of your problem is that you're trying to cope alone and you're viewing cross-dressing as something shameful that you have to keep under wraps.
One of the three had a record of cross-dressing and had been released upon signing a pledge not to wear women's dresses in public again.
I know a transvestite who has been cross-dressing for 32 years and goes to a club every Thursday night dressed as a woman.
The amount of cross-dressing in Shakespeare is also noted.
Cross-dressing is part of the traditional festivities, where men dress in women's clothing and attempt to please the temple goddess and have their wishes fulfilled.
The cross-dressing is part of traditional ritual festivities, where men decked up in women's attire attempt to please the temple goddess for their wish fulfillment.
Every American who believes in the right of employers to set dress and grooming standards for their employees should be alarmed by how this attorney general has used bullying tactics and litigation to impose cross-dressing policies on American Eagle Outfitters.
I was shocked when he told me about the cross-dressing but I accepted it and even helped him with his make-up and clothes.
In looking for a new identity, Morning Glory lives out Garber's claim that cross-dressing "offers a challenge to easy notions of binarity, putting into question the categories of 'female' and 'male,' whether they are considered essential or constructed, biological or cultural" (10).
He faced charges of molestation, cross-dressing, conducting medical procedures without a permit, putting others' lives at risk and harming the safety of a woman.