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crossdresser

[ kraws-dres-er, kros‐ ]
/ ˈkrɔsˈdrɛs ər, ˈkrɒs‐ /
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noun

a nontransgender person who dresses in clothing typically worn by members of a different sex: I wish Hollywood would stop protraying straight crossdressers like me as the punchline of a cheap joke.

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Also cross-dress·er, cross dress·er .

Origin of crossdresser

First recorded in 1975–80; cross (in the sense “opposite, contrary”) + dresser1
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