transvestite


trans·ves·tite

noun \tran(t)s-ˈves-ˌtīt, tranz-\

: a person who likes to dress like a person of the opposite sex

Full Definition of TRANSVESTITE

:  a person and especially a male who adopts the dress and often the behavior typical of the opposite sex especially for purposes of emotional or sexual gratification
trans·ves·tism \-ˈves-ˌti-zəm\ also trans·ves·tit·ism \-ˈves-ˌti-ˌti-zəm\ noun
transvestite adjective

Origin of TRANSVESTITE

German Transvestit, from Latin trans- + vestire to clothe — more at vest
First Known Use: circa 1922

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

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trans·ves·tite

noun \tran(t)s-ˈves-ˌtīt, tranz-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRANSVESTITE

: a person and especially a male who adopts the dress and often the behavior typical of the opposite sex especially for purposes of emotional or sexual gratification
transvestite adjective

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