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drag king

[ drag-king ]
/ ˈdræg ˌkɪŋ /
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noun Slang.
a performer, typically one who was assigned female at birth, whose act involves a stylized and exaggerated interpretation of masculinity that plays with stereotypical gender themes.
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Origin of drag king

First recorded in 1970–75; by analogy with drag queen
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British Dictionary definitions for drag king

drag king

noun
a female who dresses as a man and impersonates male characteristics for public entertainment
slang a female transvestite
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