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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.]
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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transvestite

[trænzˈvɛstaɪt] ntravesti(e) m/f
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transvestite

nTransvestit(in) m(f)
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transvestite

[trænzˈvɛstaɪt] ntravestito/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

trans·ves·tite

n. travestido-a o travesti, persona que practica el travestismo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

transvestite

n travesti mf, travestido -da mf (esp. Esp)
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Ayub Roze said that health facilities were being provided to the majority of population of the province through various health projects and inclusion of transvestites in sehat insaf cards scheme speaks of KP government's priority to this effect.
KP Health Services Director General, Dr Ayub Roze, Social Welfare Department Director Abid Kakakhel and Deputy Director Liaquat Ali addressed the event.Dr Ayub said that the health facilities are being provided to the majority of the population of the province through various health projects, and the inclusion of transvestites in Sehat Insaf Cards scheme speaks of KP government's priority to the mission of welfare for all citizens.
Qamar Naseem, a social activist and a highly supporter of transvestite said the eunuchs were also part of the society and have equal rights like other civilians but unfortunately they are considered third category citizens in the country.
The capacity of special education centres would be enhanced besides establishment of centre for facilitation of transvestites. A social welfare complex at Nowshera and a complex for special education at Dir Lower would also be constructed besides polishing embroidery skills of 3125 women.
It's my first time to play a transvestite, Jake said of his new movie project with filmmaker Quark Henares.
Ben Freeman (the former Emmerdale star) plays geeky Brad Majors who, with fiancee Janet, played deliciously by Diana Vickers, finds himself the unwitting guest of said mad transvestite scientist.
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He said: "I hadn't played a transvestite before so this was a new and exciting challenge for me."
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