Definition of ladyboy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈleɪdibɔɪ/


(In Thailand) a transvestite or transsexual.
Example sentences
  • While many women discontinued their services along Beach Road, gays, ladyboys and ‘women of the second category’ did not.
  • If you don't know by now, there is a third sex in Thailand and some other Asian countries - the ladyboy.
  • On ‘Stronger Than Me’ she berates her passive boyfriend, calls him a ladyboy and mockingly inquires: ‘Are you gay?’

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