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|Japanese to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|Japanese term or phrase: okama|
|what does okama mean in English?|
|English translation:'drag queen'|
The word 'okama' can imply 'gay man', but there are other words existing for 'gay man'; this has further connotations. It is commonly used in much the same way as the phrase 'drag queen' is used in English, and should not be used to mean any gay man. It does not mean purely 'tansvestite', but is maybe the closest word for this in Japanese.
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It can also mean "sexual perversion"
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Native speaker of: Portuguese