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transvestite

 [trans-ves´tīt]
a person who practices transvestism.

trans·ves·tite

(trans-ves'tīt),
A person who practices transvestism.

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.

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.

trans·ves·tite

(trans-ves'tīt)
A person who practices transvestism.
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