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- n. Plural form of drag queen.
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Tom Dalzell, the California slanguist, has no citation to offer but opines that “don’t go there started with black drag queens and then found its legs with Ricki Lake,” the talk-show host.
And in its place were drag queens with false eyelashes like furry caterpillars, the Bee Gees, leg warmers, the Village People, Studio 54, disco balls, and skin-tight Jordache, Sasson, and Gloria Vanderbilt jeans, their labels sewn across the rear pocket.