A male homosexual who enjoys dressing like a woman: a rabidly right-wing congressman, a demented Southern drag queen, a pushy leather dyke
A male homosexual who affects pronounced feminine behavior; queen(1941+ Homosexuals)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D. Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers. Cite This Source
Idioms and Phrases with drag-queen
A male transvestite; also, a female impersonator. For example, He was surprised to find out that Roxanne was actually a drag queen. This term uses the slang noun drag in the sense of “female attire worn by a man” (a usage dating from about 1870; also see in drag).
[ ; c. 1940