trans·​ves·​tism tran(t)s-ˈves-ˌtiz-əm, tranz- How to pronounce transvestism (audio)
variants also transvestitism
: the practice of adopting the dress, the manner, and sometimes the sexual role of the opposite sex
tran(t)s-ˈves-ˌtīt, tranz-
adjective or noun

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“Transvestism.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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