exhibitionism


ex·hi·bi·tion·ism

noun \-ˈbi-shə-ˌni-zəm\

: behavior that is meant to attract attention to yourself

Full Definition of EXHIBITIONISM

1
a :  a perversion in which sexual gratification is obtained from the indecent exposure of one's genitals (as to a stranger)
b :  an act of such exposure
2
:  the act or practice of behaving so as to attract attention to oneself
ex·hi·bi·tion·ist \-ˈbish-nist, -ˈbi-shə-\ noun or adjective
ex·hi·bi·tion·is·tic \-ˌbi-shə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective
ex·hi·bi·tion·is·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of EXHIBITIONISM

1893

ex·hi·bi·tion·ism

noun \ˌek-sə-ˈbish-ə-niz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EXHIBITIONISM

1
a : a perversion marked by a tendency to indecent exposure b : an act of such exposure
2
: the act or practice of behaving so as to attract attention to oneself

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