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en travesti

Line breaks: en tra|vesti
Pronunciation: /ɒ̃ ˌtravɛˈstiː
 
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Definition of en travesti in English:

adverb& adjective

Dressed as a member of the opposite sex for a theatrical role: [as adverb]: a leading tenor en travesti

Origin

French, literally '(dressed) in disguise'.

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