Definitions for voyeurvwɑˈyɜr, vɔɪˈɜr

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word voyeur

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vo•yeurvwɑˈyɜr, vɔɪˈɜr(n.)

  1. a person who obtains sexual gratification by looking at sexual objects or acts, esp. secretively.

    Category: Psychiatry

  2. a person who derives exaggerated or unseemly enjoyment from being an observer.

Origin of voyeur:

1915–20; < F

voy`eur•is′tic(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. voyeur, Peeping Tom, peeper(noun)

    a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others

Wiktionary

  1. voyeur(Noun)

    A person who derives sexual pleasure from secretly observing other people, especially when such people are engaged in some sexual activity.

  2. voyeur(Noun)

    An obsessive observer of sensational or sordid subjects.

  3. Origin: voyeur, from the verb voir


Translations for voyeur

Translation

Find a translation for the voyeur definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these voyeur definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"voyeur." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 21 Dec. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/voyeur>.

Are we missing a good definition for voyeur?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for voyeur: