Definitions for guilty pleasure
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word guilty pleasure
Something that brings pleasure but is considered taboo, unadvisable or lowbrow.
A guilty pleasure is something one enjoys and considers pleasurable despite feeling guilt for enjoying it. The "guilt" involved is sometimes simply fear of others discovering one's lowbrow or otherwise embarrassing tastes, such as campy styles of entertainment. Fashion, video games, music, films, and junk food can be examples of guilty pleasures.
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Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings.
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- plaisir coupableFrench
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