drag queen

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drag queen

n. Slang
A man, especially a performer, who dresses as a woman.

drag queen

n
1. (Professions) a male who dresses as a woman and impersonates female characteristics for public entertainment
2. slang a male transvestite

drag′ queen`


n.
Slang. a male transvestite.
[1940–45]
Translations
Drag QueenTunte
drag queen
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The nation's Council of Churches claimed drag queens did not represent the majority of Australians.
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Krentcil's drunken antics included trying to attack one of the drag queens and slurring, "I didn't put my kid in a tanning bed
The drag queens featured are but a small part and do not represent me or the vast majority of gay men (or for that matter straight men who also form part of Liverpool's gay scene.
On stage in front of a large, gold Ankh symbol flanked by two shirtless Egyptian male fan-bearers, five drag queens from Boston gyrated and strutted their stuff to pop music and then took it out into the audience - no holds barred.
Years ago I used to cringe when a float-load of drag queens went by in the pride parade.
This is a little gem about professional drag queens on a road trip - ending in a Miss Drag Queen beauty pageant featuring two of the most testosterone-charged actors around - Patrick Swayze and Wesley Snipes (right).
The female buddy comedy is about two working-class dinner-theater singers (Vardalos and Collette) who are forced to go undercover in Los Angeles as drag queens.
He moved into photography in the late '80s, taking pictures of drag queens and boys downtown and publishing them in magazines like Empire and H/X.
As a divorced, middle-aged security guard with medals for bravery and trophies for athletic prowess, Walt, who lives in a run-down Lower East Side residential hotel, is at first annoyed by the loud music produced by drag queens rehearsing for their evening performances, accompanied on the piano by fellow apartment resident Rusty Zimmerman, who is both flamboyant and hardboiled.
Being a professional drag performer myself, I agree that we need to get back to making films with and about drag queens for ourselves and, more important, by ourselves.
The club have ordered a professional ring and custom-made boxing gloves, lining up 10 bouts of three rounds between the people who run London's club scene to drag queens such as Miss Kudos, who has a particular score to settle after last Christmas.