cross-dressing


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cross-dressing

 [kros´dres-ing]
the wearing of clothing specific to or characteristic of the opposite sex.

cross-dress·ing

(kros'dres'ing),
Clothing oneself in the garments of the opposite sex. See: transvestism.

cross-dress·ing

(kraws'dres'ing)
Clothing oneself in attire generally associated with the opposite sex.
See: transvestism

Cross-dressing

Dressing in clothing that is stereotypical of the opposite sex.
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