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a woman who, generally for public entertainment, dons men's clothes and adopts a stereotypically masculine demeanor while on stage. as with drag queens, a drag king's performance can range from a silly, overdone parody to a more natural, subtle depiction of masculinity.
that drag king at the club was so convincing, i thought she was some man who'd wandered on stage.
by dagger_grrl February 20, 2004
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A drag king is usually a woman who dresses, and usually acts, like a caricature man often for the purpose of entertaining or performing.
he is a drag king!
by leviathan.brood January 17, 2011
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An individual who performs masculinity, by means of dress and mannerism, typically for public performance and entertainment.
See also gender revolutionary.
"Sarah performed as a drag king in the local bar, under the name Alexander."
by Johnny Class March 23, 2005
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a girl who dresses like a man for the entertainment of others, not to be confused with a transexual.
by peeble June 04, 2003
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a woman who impersonates a man by binding her breasts and wearing men's clothing, wearing her hair short, speaking in a low pitch, and adopting a masculine demeanor
Tammy is a professional drag king and the Fuzzy Bunny Bar.
by Bozz Hawg April 06, 2004
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