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Meaning of "transvestitism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TRANSVESTITISM

transvestitism  [trænzˈvestɪˌtɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TRANSVESTITISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Transvestitism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TRANSVESTITISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

transvestitism

Transvestism

Transvestism is the practice of dressing and acting in a style or manner traditionally associated with another gender.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TRANSVESTITISM


antiferromagnetism
ˌæntɪˌfɛrəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
diamagnetism
ˌdaɪəˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
Docetism
ˈdəʊsɪˌtɪzəm
electromagnetism
ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
favouritism
ˈfeɪvərɪˌtɪzəm
ferromagnetism
ˌfɛrəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
geomagnetism
ˌdʒiːəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
hermetism
ˈhɜːmɪˌtɪzəm
Hussitism
ˈhʌsaɪˌtɪzəm
magnetism
ˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
mephitism
ˈmɛfɪˌtɪzəm
palaeomagnetism
ˌpælɪəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
paramagnetism
ˌpærəˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
parasitism
ˈpærəsaɪˌtɪzəm
phonetism
ˈfəʊnɪˌtɪzəm
pietism
ˈpaɪɪˌtɪzəm
pseudohermaphroditism
ˌsjuːdəʊhɜːˈmæfrədaɪˌtɪzəm
sovietism
ˈsəʊvɪɪˌtɪzəm
spiritism
ˈspɪrɪˌtɪzəm
syncretism
ˈsɪŋkrɪˌtɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRANSVESTITISM

transvaluing
transversal
transversality
transversally
transverse
transverse colon
transverse engine
transverse flute
transverse process
transverse wave
transversely
transverseness
transversion
transverter
transvest
transvestic
transvestism
transvestist
transvestite

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRANSVESTITISM

anti-Semitism
antielitism
autism
cosmopolitism
diphysitism
elitism
endoparasitism
finitism
fortuitism
hermaphroditism
hyperparasitism
Ishmaelitism
Jacobitism
Jesuitism
Monophysitism
Monothelitism
Pre-Raphaelitism
semiparasitism
stylitism
superparasitism
sybaritism

Synonyms and antonyms of transvestitism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «transvestitism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TRANSVESTITISM

Find out the translation of transvestitism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of transvestitism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «transvestitism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

易装癖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

travestismo
570 millions of speakers

English

transvestitism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

transvestitism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لبسة الجنس الآخر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

трансвестизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

travestismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

transvestitism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

travestisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Transvestitism
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Transvestitismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

衣裳倒錯
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

transvestitism
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Transvestitism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

transvestitism
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

transvestitism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अप्रसारिकता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

transvestitism
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

travestitismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

transwestytyzm
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

трансвестизм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

travestismul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

transvestitism
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

transvestitism
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

transvestism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

transvestitism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of transvestitism

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRANSVESTITISM»

The term «transvestitism» is normally little used and occupies the 150.167 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TRANSVESTITISM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «transvestitism» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «transvestitism» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about transvestitism

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRANSVESTITISM»

Discover the use of transvestitism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to transvestitism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Asian Homosexuality
2«2 TRANSVESTITISM AND THE RELIGIOUS HERMAPHRODITE Is the man and who is the woman. // the hol9 object is a man, then this human is a woman and vice versa."'0 The bisexual function which the bisu symbolizes emerges clearly ...
Wayne R. Dynes, Stephen Donaldson, 1992
2
Ed Wood, Mad Genius: A Critical Study of the Films
Transvestitism was recurrent in ancient mythology, folk tales, literature and theatre, a venerable tradition which evolved into the drag queen and female impersonator of modern times. Transvestitism's long history reaches far earlier than circa ...
Rob Craig, 2009
3
Queer Studies: A Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Anthology
More recently, J. Breton, C. Frohwirth, and S. Pottiez, in their medico-legal monograph on transsexualism (1985), review the medical history of transsexualism, transvestitism, and sexual perversion without distinguishing between the terms, and ...
Brett Beemyn, Mickey Eliason, 1996
4
Inequality, Crisis and Social Change in Indonesia: The Muted ...
TRANSVESTITISM. Arja Muani can also be seen as a flamboyant parade of men flaunting their talent and aptitude at becoming women within the legitimate setting of the stage. As such, Arja Muani could be said to offer renewed authenticity to ...
Thomas Reuter, 2003
5
Psychodrama, Group Processes and Dreams: Archetypal Images ...
Transvestitism – ritual and initiatory dressing and undressing – is a theme closely tied in with that of hermaphroditism. The Siberian shaman is an exemplary figure that can serve to illustrate this theme. According to Eliade, he brings both sexes ...
Wilma Scategni, 2005
6
Theory and Practice of Brief Therapy
It was also recommended that they talk more about Lance's transvestitism and the implications this had for Lance's life and interaction with others. After another several weeks, Lance decided to stop therapy with the psychologist he was seeing ...
Simon H. Budman, Alan S. Gurman, 2002
7
Changing Difference
But it is not for all that a matter of abandoning the mimicry strategy; rather the practice is radicalized, extended into transvestitism. Gender Trouble opens a politico-hermeneutic space in which sexual transvestitism (drag, transgender .
Catherine Malabou, 2011
8
A Matter of Life - When Gender Doesn't Work
Psychiatry says they're doing this “for a sexual experience”, as per their definition females never dress-up male for this purpose so transvestitism is deemed to be an exclusively “male problem” - or 'pathology' as they'd call it. Furthermore they ...
Eva Moser, 2009
9
Trash Culture: Objects and Obsolescence in Cultural Perspective
... to say 'we do exploitation pictures' (Grey 1992: 122) without evident concern. Wood was hired to direct Glen or Glenda? not primarily because of his transvestitism, but mainly on the basis of his experience working on stage and in television.
Gillian Pye, 2010
10
Òrìşà Devotion as World Religion: The Globalization of ...
Thus, "sartorial and cephalic transvestitism" practiced in Qyp Yoruba is not seen by Matory as a "ritual inversion intent on manifesting the power of disorder. . . . Nor does it appear to undermine gendered power inequalities" (1994: 211). Rather ...
Jacob Kẹhinde Olupona, Terry Rey, 2008

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Transvestitism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/transvestitism>. Nov 2019 ».
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