Noun(1) someone who adopts the dress or manner or sexual role of the opposite sex
Adjective(1) receiving sexual gratification from wearing clothing of the opposite sex
(1) And besides the fun of dressing up as a woman at Carnival, genuine transvestites in Panama face discrimination, pushed to the edges of society.(2) I mean, they're not saying disguise (which I presume is what they mean), nor transvestism .(3) For Karolina transvestitism is like acting in a male theatre in Japan, where the women are not allowed and men perform all the parts.(4) Part of the programme dealt quite nicely with the subject of transvestism , and whilst perhaps the approach was a little too sympathetic, the whole subject was treated in a dignified manner.(5) ‘I got the idea from seeing really bad transvestites in parks,’ he explains.(6) Before this, some gays and transvestites would refuse to come or cancel after knowing that there the mass media would attend because they did not want their identities revealed.(7) We are advised by a Cuban exile that ‘publicly manifested’ can mean anything taken as a public indication of homosexuality, e.g. clothing or behaviour or transvestism .(8) Interesting, we made a boat trip with a friend who is gay and has transvestist club in Prague.(9) Secondly, how do you think a female/wife would behave if she knows that her husband is transvestist ?(10) Men get into the house either by recommendation or after passing an extensive Internet obstacle course that only genuine transvestites would know how to do.(11) In the eight years it has been running we have only ever had one tiff - it was between two transvestites and it was handbags at dawn.(12) The kind of emotional and physical acts like cross-dressing or transvestitism you have painted so often?(13) Later that night, we went to Changi Village to look for transvestites and reformed drug addicts who ran a coffee shop, but that is a story for another time.(14) He briefly touches on the topic of his transvestism , but doesn't seem to find this topic any more or less interesting than, say, how Hitler spent his honeymoon.(15) The writer of this diatribe is obviously ignorant of the differences between drag queens, transvestites and transsexuals.(16) And you are right that ladies' undies on men is merely gender-bending, not a sign of homosexuality or transvestitism .
1. drag queen ::
2. cross-dresser ::
3. female impersonator ::
4. gender-bender ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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Two-hundred pound TRANSVESTITE
with a skin condition? Yes, she is.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 1
When the TRANSVESTITE lived here,
you didn't care how he kept the place.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 2
Good night, TRANSVESTITE Penny.
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 17
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