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transvestism

Pronunciation: trans-ves'tizm

Definition: The practice of dressing or masquerading in the clothes of the opposite sex; especially the adoption of feminine mannerisms and costume by a man.

Synonym(s): transvestitism

[trans- + L. vestio, to dress]

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