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crossdress

[ kraws-dres, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˈdrɛs, ˈkrɒs- /
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verb (used without object)

(of a nontransgender person) to dress in clothing typically worn by members of a different sex.

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Also cross-dress, cross dress .

Origin of crossdress

First recorded in 1965–70; cross (in the sense “opposite, contrary”) + dress (in the sense “to put clothing on”)

OTHER WORDS FROM crossdress

crossdresser, nouncrossdressing, noun
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