Definition of transvestite
- An older term for crossdresser is transvestite. Crossdressers often dress only in certain situations. They do not usually identify as transgender—most identify as straight men.
- —Laura Erickson-Schroth
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: a person who likes to dress like a person of the opposite sex
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