cross-dress

cross-dress
/kraws"dres", kros"-/, v.i.
to dress in clothing typically worn by members of the opposite sex.

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  • cross´-dress´er — cross dress «KRS DREHS; KROS », intransitive verb. to dress in the clothing of the opposite sex: »Transvestites [range] from those who occasionally wear the clothes of the other sex in private to those who are only comfortable when cross dressing …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross-dress — v. to dress in the clothes of the other sex. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cross-dress — cross′ dress′ v. i. cvb (esp. of a man) to dress in clothing typically worn by members of the opposite sex • Etymology: 1920–25 cross′ dress′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • cross-dress — cross dresses, cross dressing, cross dressed VERB If someone cross dresses, they wear the clothes of the opposite sex, especially for sexual pleasure. Gerald started to cross dress at 14 when he tried on some of his mother s underwear. Derived… …   English dictionary

  • cross-dress — verb dress in the clothes of the other sex • Derivationally related forms: ↑cross dresser • Hypernyms: ↑dress, ↑get dressed • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * ¦ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ i …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross-dress|ing — «KRS DREHS ihng, KROS », noun. = transvestism. (Cf. ↑transvestism) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross-dress — /krɒs ˈdrɛs/ (say kros dres) verb (i) to adopt a manner of dress typical of the opposite sex. –cross dressing, noun, adjective …  

  • cross-dress — verb /ˈkrɔsˈdrɛs,ˈkrɒsˈdrɛs/ To wear clothes considered to be of the opposite sex. Syn: x dress …   Wiktionary

  • cross-dress — intransitive verb see cross dressing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cross-dress — verb wear clothing typical of the opposite sex. Derivatives cross dresser noun …   English new terms dictionary

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