transvestism

noun
trans·​ves·​tism | \ tran(t)s-ˈves-ˌtiz-əm, tranz- How to pronounce transvestism (audio) \
variants: also transvestitism \ -​ˈves-​ˌtit-​ˌiz-​əm How to pronounce transvestitism (audio) \

Medical Definition of transvestism

: the practice of adopting the dress, the manner, and sometimes the sexual role of the opposite sex

Other Words from transvestism

transvestite \ tran(t)s-​ˈves-​ˌtīt, tranz-​ \ adjective or noun

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“Transvestism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/transvestism. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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