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transvestite

noun [C] uk   /trænzˈves.taɪt/  us   /træns-/
a person, especially a man, who wears the clothes of the opposite sex, often for sexual pleasure
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transvestism
noun [U] uk   us   /-tɪ.zəm/ formal
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