cross-dressing

noun
cross-dress·​ing | \ ˈkrȯs-ˌdre-siŋ How to pronounce cross-dressing (audio) \

Definition of cross-dressing

: the wearing of clothes designed for the opposite sex

Other Words from cross-dressing

cross-dress \ ˈkrȯs-​ˌdres How to pronounce cross-dressing (audio) \ intransitive verb
cross-dresser \ ˈkrȯs-​ˌdre-​sər How to pronounce cross-dressing (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of cross-dressing

1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cross-dressing was in 1911

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“Cross-dressing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross-dressing. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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cross-dressing

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cross-dressing

: the act or practice of wearing clothes made for the opposite sex

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