transvestite

(redirected from transvestist)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

transvestite

 [trans-ves´tīt]
a person who practices transvestism.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

trans·ves·tite

(trans-ves'tīt),
A person who practices transvestism.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

transvestite

(trăns-vĕs′tīt′, trănz-)
n.
1. Psychiatry A person with transvestism.
2. A cross-dresser. In this sense, the term is sometimes considered offensive.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

transvestite

Sexology A person with a compulsion to dress as a member of the other sex, which may be essential to maintaining an erection and achieving orgasm. See Transsexual.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

trans·ves·tite

(trans-ves'tīt)
A person who practices transvestism.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012