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trans·ves·tism(trăns-vĕs′tĭz′əm, trănz-) also trans·ves·ti·tism (-tĭ-tĭz′əm)
1. Psychiatry The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts that involve dressing in clothes traditionally associated with the opposite sex.
2. Cross-dressing. In this sense, the term is sometimes considered offensive.
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|Noun||1.||transvestitism - the practice of adopting the clothes or the manner or the sexual role of the opposite sex|