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- n. A person who wears clothing his/her society considers only appropriate for a member of the opposite sex.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. someone who adopts the dress or manner or sexual role of the opposite sex.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who adopts the dress or manner or sexual role of the opposite sex
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Anyway, a good sentence: Discovering that Dusty was well informed about some calcified aspect of European history was like discovering - I don't know - like discovering that the happy face on the Kool-Aid pitcher is a cross-dresser.
This fall, you can be an S&M secretary/vamp; a '50s prom queen; a futuristic time-travel babe; a '40s lipstick-and-lace kind of a gal; a pared-down tomboy; an ethnic, fringy, upmarket hippy; a be-sequined party girl; a satin-and-fur siren; or an oversized, overshaped cross-dresser—and I've probably missed a couple of themes.
When I ask if the screenplay addresses reports by former FBI employees that Hoover was a cross-dresser and perhaps a closeted homosexual, Mr. Eastwood says not really.
Hoover was reportedly a cross-dresser and some claim he was homosexual.
His cast consisted mostly of artist friends such as Lee Miller, the famed photographer from Poughkeepsie with the head-turning looks, and "scandalous" cross-dresser Barbette, whose stardom back in the Twenties in Gai Paris was not unlike Lady Gaga's today.
I would meet a man in a suit and try to ignore the look of disappointment on his face when he discovered that the fancy Forbes reporter he was supposed to meet actually looked like an adolescent cross-dresser.
Edgar Hoover, and because it is a longtime rumor that Hoover was a closeted homosexual and cross-dresser, DiCaprio will be taking on that part of the role, as well.
I walked around the city all New York Doll-ed like this every day, virtually a cross-dresser.
LivingSocial's gruff cross-dresser was a hit, but Groupon's two ads are generating a lot of buzz and controversy this morning.
The unorthodox responses should have been no surprise for a city whose unofficial mascot is a homeless cross-dresser.
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