drag king


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drag king

A woman who wears the clothing and assumes the demeanor of a male, especially as part of an exaggerated performance piece. The mother of two performs with a drag king troupe on the weekends, much to the bemusement of some of her more conservative friends.
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the truth is that as long as we have known the phrase 'drag queen', the drag king has been a concept waiting to happen.
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