Definition of female impersonator in English:

female impersonator


  • A male entertainer whose performance consists of dressing and acting like a woman.

    • ‘The play features a number of men performing as female impersonators.’
    • ‘Faced with the threat to his career as a female impersonator, he sinks into depression.’
    • ‘Why am I able to spot a female impersonator at 50 paces?’
    • ‘Star struck shop girl Elizabeth pretends to be a boy in order to perform on stage as a female impersonator.’
    • ‘Can we call an artist a drag queen when she really wants to be called a female impersonator?’