crossdresser

[ kraws-dres-er, kros‐ ]
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noun
  1. a person who dresses in clothing typically worn by members of a different gender: I wish Hollywood would stop portraying straight crossdressers like me as the punchline of a cheap joke.

Origin of crossdresser

1
First recorded in 1975–80; cross (in the sense “opposite, contrary”) + dresser2
  • Also cross-dress·er, cross dress·er .

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