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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After all, they were borrowing the cultural cachet from the theater, where cross-dressing goes back centuries.
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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.
The Indian workers were found cross-dressing and intoxicated in the street.
The amount of cross-dressing in Shakespeare is also noted.
As Sherry Velasco signals in her study of representations of male pregnancy during the seventeenth century, the image of the female cross-dresser offered a safe alternative to male cross-dressing, given that at least in the instance of female to male transvestism, the transvestite figure reaches for social privilege, conforming to a "superior" model of subjectivity.