exhibitionist
noun or adjective see exhibitionism

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  • exhibiţionist — EXHIBIŢIONÍST, Ă, exhibiţionişti, ste, s.m. şi f. (Adesea adjectival) Persoană care practică exhibiţionismul. [pr.: ţi o ] – Din fr. exhibitionniste. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  exhibiţioníst s. m. (sil. ţi o ), pl.… …   Dicționar Român

  • exhibitionist — n. 1. a person with a compulsive desire to expose the genitals; usually a male. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: flasher. [WordNet 1.5] 2. someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention. [WordNet sense 2] Syn: show off. [WordNet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exhibitionist — exhibitionistic exhibitionisticadj. 1. compulsively attracting attention to oneself especially by boasting or exaggerated behavior. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exhibitionist — 1821, one who takes part in an exhibition; psychosexual sense is from 1893, in Craddock s translation of Krafft Ebing; see EXHIBITION (Cf. exhibition) + IST (Cf. ist). Related: Exhibitionism; exhibitionistic …   Etymology dictionary

  • exhibitionist — UK [ˌeksɪˈbɪʃ(ə)nɪst] / US [ˌeksɪˈbɪʃənɪst] noun [countable] Word forms exhibitionist : singular exhibitionist plural exhibitionists 1) someone who likes to be seen or noticed by people and tries to impress them, often in silly or strange ways To …   English dictionary

  • exhibitionist — ex|hi|bi|tion|ist [ ,eksı bıʃənıst ] noun count 1. ) someone who likes to be seen or noticed by people and tries to impress them, often in silly or strange ways: To want to be an actor, you have to be a bit of an exhibitionist. 2. ) someone who… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exhibitionist — ex|hi|bi|tion|ist [ˌeksıˈbıʃənıst] n 1.) someone who likes to make other people notice them often used to show disapproval 2.) medical someone who has a medical condition that makes them want to show their sexual organs in public places… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • exhibitionist — [[t]e̱ksɪbɪ̱ʃənɪst[/t]] exhibitionists N COUNT (disapproval) An exhibitionist is someone who tries to get people s attention all the time by behaving in a way that most people think is silly …   English dictionary

  • exhibitionist — exhibitionism ► NOUN 1) extravagant behaviour that is intended to attract attention to oneself. 2) Psychiatry a mental condition characterized by the compulsion to display one s genitals in public. DERIVATIVES exhibitionist noun exhibitionistic… …   English terms dictionary

  • Exhibitionist — Radfahrerin beim Summer Solstice in Seattle, USA Exhibitionismus ist eine sexuelle Neigung, bei der die betreffende Person es als lustvoll erlebt, von anderen Personen nackt oder bei sexuellen Aktivitäten beobachtet zu werden. Sie stellt damit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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