voyeur


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voy·eur

(voy-yur'),
One who practices voyeurism.

voyeur

(voi-yûr′)
n.
Psychology A person who derives sexual gratification from covert observation of an unsuspecting person who is naked, undressing, or engaging in sexual activity.

voy·eur′ism n.
voy′eur·is′tic adj.
voy′eur·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

voyeur

[voiyur′, vô·äyœr′]
Etymology: Fr, voir, to see
one whose sexual desire is gratified by the practice of voyeurism. The female counterpart is a voyeuse. Also called Peeping Tom.

voyeur

A person who achieves sexual gratification from watching others naked, undressing and/or performing sexual acts.

voy·eur

(vwah-yur')
One who practices voyeurism.
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