crossdress

[ kraws-dres, kros- ]
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verb (used without object)
  1. to dress in clothing typically worn by members of a different gender.

Origin of crossdress

1
First recorded in 1965–70; cross (in the sense “opposite, contrary”) + dress (in the sense “to put clothing on”)
  • Also cross-dress, cross dress .

Other words from crossdress

  • crossdresser, noun
  • crossdressing, noun

Words Nearby crossdress

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