cross-dressing
noun Date: 1911 the wearing of clothes designed for the opposite sex • cross-dress intransitive verbcross-dresser noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cross dressing — cross dressing …   Medical dictionary

  • Cross-dressing — Cet article concerne le cross dressing en général. Pour des informations spécifiques sur le cross dressing sexuel, voyez l article fétichisme travesti Le cross dressing (litt. habillement croisé) est l acte qui consiste à porter les vêtements… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cross dressing — Cet article concerne le cross dressing en général. Pour des informations spécifiques sur le cross dressing sexuel, voyez l article fétichisme travesti Le cross dressing (litt. habillement croisé) est l acte qui consiste à porter les vêtements… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cross-Dressing — ist, unabhängig vom jeweiligen Beweggrund, das Tragen der spezifischen Bekleidung eines anderen Geschlechts. Das Wort wurde in den frühen 1970er Jahren in den USA von einer Gruppe von heterosexuellen Cross Dressern geprägt, um die bestehenden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cross-dressing — also crossdressing, cross dressing, 1911, from CROSS (Cf. cross) (adj.) + dressing; a translation of Ger. Transvestismus …   Etymology dictionary

  • cross-dressing — cross dressˈing noun Transvestism, the wearing of clothes normally associated with the opposite sex • • • Main Entry: ↑cross * * * cross dressing UK US noun [uncountable] the activity of wearing clothes designed for the opposite sex, especially… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross-dressing — [krôsdres΄iŋ] n. the wearing of clothing typically worn by the opposite sex cross dresser n. * * * See cross dresser. * * * …   Universalium

  • cross-dressing — n [U] BrE the practice of wearing the clothes of the opposite sex, especially for sexual pleasure →↑transvestite >cross dresser n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cross-dressing — noun uncount the activity of wearing clothes designed for the opposite sex, especially for sexual pleasure ╾ ,cross dresser noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cross-dressing — [krôsdres΄iŋ] n. the wearing of clothing typically worn by the opposite sex cross dresser n …   English World dictionary

  • cross-dressing — ► NOUN ▪ the wearing of clothing typical of the opposite sex …   English terms dictionary

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