from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A man, especially a performer, who dresses as a woman.
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- n. A male who dresses up in women's clothing, typically for public performance. The man's clothing and makeup are typically greatly exaggerated, so the end result is typically a parody of women in general.
“Let’s hear it for Couple Number 2!” the drag queen shouted, and the clapping intensified.
They were dressed in only their underwear, a crazy-quilt of tiger print, stars-and-stripes, and zebra stripes, and a drag queen in red sequins was emceeing.
“Sherenda the drag queen wants to see you,” he said.