exhibitionism

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noun ex·hi·bi·tion·ism \-ˈbi-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of exhibitionism

  1. 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. 2 :  the act or practice of behaving so as to attract attention to oneself

exhibitionist

play \-ˈbish-nist, -ˈbi-shə-\ noun or adjective

exhibitionistic

play \-ˌbi-shə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective

exhibitionistically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

1893

First Known Use of exhibitionism

1893


EXHIBITIONISM Defined for English Language Learners

exhibitionism

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noun ex·hi·bi·tion·ism \-ˈbi-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of exhibitionism for English Language Learners

  • : behavior that is meant to attract attention to yourself


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exhibitionism

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noun ex·hi·bi·tion·ism \ˌek-sə-ˈbish-ə-niz-əm\

Medical Definition of exhibitionism

  1. 1a:  a perversion marked by a tendency to indecent exposureb:  an act of such exposure

  2. 2:  the act or practice of behaving so as to attract attention to oneself


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