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Definition of "cross-dress" []

  • To dress in the clothing characteristic of the opposite sex. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cross-dress" in a sentence
  • "Kelsey is finishing a year long run in La Cage aux Folles, a role Camille on Wednesday said excited him -- because, she insinuated, he likes to cross-dress."
  • "The Rara bands come out of Voodoo societies that have gay congregations where gay men are permitted to cross-dress with impunity."
  • "Some London Conservatives and Ken-haters, who'd convinced themselves that Transport for London was a conspiracy of Communist vegetarians, leaped upon this as proof of hidden agendas to nationalise go-faster stripes, cross-dress Mondeo Man, nationalise the Victoria sponge and so on."
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