Definition of drag queen in English:

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drag queen

Pronunciation: /ˈdraɡ ˌkwēn/


A man who dresses up in women’s clothes, typically for the purposes of entertainment.
Example sentences
  • But how else do you explain her penchant for dressing like a drag queen?
  • The drag queen, singer and comedian died after losing his battle against cancer, aged 66.
  • Can we call an artist a drag queen when she really wants to be called a female impersonator?

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Syllabification: drag queen

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