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trans·ves·tite

 (trăns-vĕs′tīt′, trănz-)
n.
1. Psychiatry A person with transvestism.
2. A cross-dresser. In this sense, the term is sometimes considered offensive.

[German Transvestit : Latin trāns-, trans- + Latin vestīre, to dress; see travesty.]

transvestite

(trænzˈvɛstaɪt)
n
1. (Psychiatry) a person who seeks sexual pleasure from wearing clothes that are normally associated with the opposite sex
2. any cross-dresser. See cross-dressing
adj
wearing clothes that are normally associated with the opposite sex
[C19: from German Transvestit, from trans- + Latin vestītus clothed, from vestīre to clothe]
transˈvestism, transˈvestitism n

trans•ves•tite

(trænsˈvɛs taɪt, trænz-)

n.
a person, esp. a man, who assumes the dress and often the manner usu. associated with the opposite sex.
[1925–30; < German Transvestit < Latin trāns- trans- + vest(īre) to clothe + German -it -ite1]
trans•ves′tism, trans•ves′ti•tism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transvestite - someone who adopts the dress or manner or sexual role of the opposite sextransvestite - someone who adopts the dress or manner or sexual role of the opposite sex
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Adj.1.transvestite - receiving sexual gratification from wearing clothing of the opposite sex
homosexual - sexually attracted to members of your own sex

transvestite

noun cross-dresser, drag queen, trannie (informal, chiefly Brit.), ladyboy, T.V. (informal) My wife accepted I was a transvestite but I abused her tolerance.
Translations
transvestita
transvestit
transvestiitti
tranvestit
服装倒錯
복장 도착자
transvestit
ผู้ชายที่แต่งตัวเป็นเพศตรงกันข้าม
người mặc đồ khác giới

transvestite

[trænzˈvestaɪt]
A. ADJtravestido, travesti
B. Ntravesti mf, travestido/a m/f

transvestite

[trænzˈvɛstaɪt] ntravesti(e) m/f

transvestite

nTransvestit(in) m(f)

transvestite

[trænzˈvɛstaɪt] ntravestito/a

transvestite

مُخَنَّث transvestita transvestit Transvestit τραβεστί travestido transvestiitti travesti tranvestit travestito 服装倒錯 복장 도착자 travestiet transvestitt transwestyta travesti трансвестит transvestit ผู้ชายที่แต่งตัวเป็นเพศตรงกันข้าม travesti người mặc đồ khác giới 人妖

trans·ves·tite

n. travestido-a o travesti, persona que practica el travestismo.

transvestite

n travesti mf, travestido -da mf (esp. Esp)
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