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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

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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"The home features are considered to be aspirational, as well as voyeuristic," she said.
FOR ONE EXTENDED SECTION, THE SPECTACLE OF THE CAST'S UNISEX, BLACK, EXHIBITIONISTIC COSTUMES AGAINST THE RED CYCLORAMA BECAME A VOYEURISTIC PLEASURE, LIKE WATCHING A GOTH VALENTINE FASHION SHOOT IN A HIGH-END SOHO DEPARTMENT STORE.
We in the West need to be humbler and to listen to the voices pointing out uncomfortable truths: that giving teenagers contraceptives has resulted in a rise, not a fall, in the teenage pregnancy rate; that we publish teenage magazines of unbelievable crudity; that some of what passes as `sex education' is voyeuristic and dishonest.
Socially, this in-between condition generates ambiguity -- both public and private -- and establishes a voyeuristic relationship with the street.
His lawyer Jonathan Crystal was quoted as saying: "To see Ulrika Jonsson naked, doing sexual things to herself, might have massive voyeuristic interest."
Hence, the voyeuristic astonishment over her blending into these "subcultures"--threarening, bizarre underworlds to these viewers.
Canadian films never really developed the extreme voyeuristic attachment to the male body, principally marginalized, evinced in their U.S.
Once implanted in you, it stores personal information and transmits it to a voyeuristic scanner.
Unlike the voyeuristic bios of Hollywood celebrities crowding bookstore shelves these days, this study is devoted to portraying Thompson's talent and professional genius first, her vivacious and sexy character second.
It was from this perspective that I agreed to review the Oxford Shakespeare Topics series -- with voyeuristic curiosity, in other words.
The Osbournes seems to oscillate between voyeuristic footage of Ozzy's out-of-control offspring partying until the wee hours, and Ozzy's periodic attempts to deal with Mrs.