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Definition of transvestite noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

transvestite

 noun
noun
NAmE//trænsˈvɛstaɪt//
 
, NAmE//trænzˈvɛstaɪt//
 
(informal trannie, tranny)
 
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a person, especially a man, who enjoys dressing as a member of the opposite sex
transvestism
 
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NAmE//trænsˈvɛstɪzəm//
 
, NAmE//trænzˈvɛstɪzəm//
 
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: transvestite