CROSS-DRESSING By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. The procedure involved or trend of wearing garments that apply to the opposite gender. CROSS-DRESSING: "Cross-dressing is not as uncommon as most people think- many people engage in such, but just don't do so publicly." Related Psychology Terms CROSS-GENDER BEHAVIOR TRANSVESTISM TRANSSEXUALISM ROLE CONFUSION OCCASIONAL INVERSION TWO-SPIRIT TRANSACTIONAL EVALUATION PREPARATION VALIDATION CONCEPTUALIZATION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CROSS-DRESSING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cross-dressing/ (accessed September 23, 2021).