What does exhibitionism mean?

Definitions for exhibitionismˌɛk səˈbɪʃ əˌnɪz əm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhibitionism(noun)

    extravagant and conspicuous behavior intended to attract attention to yourself

  2. exhibitionism, immodesty(noun)

    the perverse act of exposing and attracting attention to your own genitals


  1. exhibitionism(Noun)

    The practice or character trait of deliberately drawing attention to oneself.

  2. exhibitionism(Noun)

    The practice or character trait of deliberately displaying one's genitals, nipples, or buttocks in public.


  1. Exhibitionism

    Exhibitionism is the act of exposing in a public or semi-public context those parts of one's body that are not normally exposed – for example, the genitals or buttocks. The practice may arise from a desire or compulsion to expose themselves in such a manner to groups of friends or acquaintances, or to strangers for their amusement or sexual satisfaction or to shock the bystander.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Exhibitionism

    A disorder in which fantasies about or the act of exposing the genitals to an unsuspecting stranger produces sexual excitement with no attempt at further sexual activity with the stranger.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhibitionism in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhibitionism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Orson Welles:

    The laws and the stage, both are a form of exhibitionism.

  2. Sir Laurence Olivier:

    Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.

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