voyeuristic

adjective voy·eur·is·tic \ ˌvwä-(ˌ)yər-ˈi-stik , ˌvȯi-ər- \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of voyeuristic

:of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a voyeur
  • voyeuristic drives
  • … confronting her beauty gave him a bad conscience and made him feel shamefully voyeuristic
  • —Phillip Roth
:relating to or derived from voyeurism
  • voyeuristic pleasure
  • Through the video surveillance system, Polly engages in voyeuristic eavesdropping.
  • —Judith Mayne
  • … to demonstrate that the voyeuristic thrill of watching a stripper ceases at the moment of nakedness.
  • —Mark Morris

voyeuristically

play \ˌvwä-(ˌ)yər-ˈi-sti-k(ə-)lē, ˌvȯi-ər-\ adverb
    • In that film, the cameras voyeuristically followed actor Richard Gere as he worked out and dressed up.
    • The Wall Street Journal

First Known Use of voyeuristic

1919


Medical Dictionary

voyeuristic

adjective voy·eur·is·tic \ ˌvwä-(ˌ)yər-ˈis-tik , ˌvȯi-ər- \

medical Definition of voyeuristic

:of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a voyeur
  • voyeuristic drives

voyeuristically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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