eonism

eon·ism

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  • eonism — /ee euh niz euhm/, n. Psychiatry. the adoption of feminine mannerisms, clothing, etc., by a male. [1925 30; after the Chevalier d Éon (d. 1810), Frenchman who posed as a woman] * * * …   Universalium

  • eonism — noun /ˈiəˌnɪzəm/ A pretence, by a man, of being a woman; transvestism …   Wiktionary

  • eonism — eon·ism ē ə .niz əm n TRANSVESTISM Éon de Beau·mont ā ōn də bō mōn Charles (1728 1810) French chevalier and adventurer. Although baptized as a boy, Éon was raised as a girl until he was seven. In 1755 as a secret agent for the French king, he was …   Medical dictionary

  • eonism — n. (Psychology) adoption of feminine behavior and dress (by a man) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eonism — /ˈiənɪzəm/ (say eeuhnizuhm) noun the adoption of female clothing, mannerisms, etc., by a man; transvestism. {named after the Chevalier d Eon, died 1810, Frenchman who dressed as a woman} …   Australian English dictionary

  • eonism —   n. adoption of opposite sex s manners, clothes and mentality, especially by a man.    ♦ eonist, n. transvestite …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • eonism — ˈēəˌnizəm noun ( s) Etymology: Chevalier d Éon (Charles Eon de Beaumont) died 1810 French political adventurer who for many years posed as a woman + English ism : transvestism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Эонизм (Eonism) — подражание мужчин женским манерам и поведению, а также переодевание в женскую одежду. См. Транссексуализм, Трансвестизм. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ЭОНИЗМ — (eonism) подражание мужчин женским манерам и поведению, а также переодевание в женскую одежду. См. Транссексуализм, Трансвестизм …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Autogynephilia — (pronEng|ˌɔːtoʊˌɡaɪnəˈfɪliə) (from Greek αὐτό (self), γῦνή (woman) and φῖλία (love) mdash; love of oneself as a woman ) is the term coined in 1989 by Ray Blanchard to refer to a man s paraphilic tendency to be sexually aroused by the thought or… …   Wikipedia

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