exhibitionist


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ex·hi·bi·tion·ism

 (ĕk′sə-bĭsh′ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. Psychiatry The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts that involve exposing one's genitals to a nonconsenting stranger.
2. The act or practice of deliberately behaving so as to attract attention.

ex′hi·bi′tion·ist n.
ex′hi·bi′tion·is′tic adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exhibitionist - someone with a compulsive desire to expose the genitals
compulsive - a person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things
streaker - someone who takes off all their clothes and runs naked through a public place
2.exhibitionist - someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attentionexhibitionist - someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
egoist, egotist, swellhead - a conceited and self-centered person
grandstander - someone who performs with an eye to the applause from spectators in the grandstand
hot dog, hotdog - someone who performs dangerous stunts to attract attention to himself
poser, poseur - a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not

exhibitionist

noun show-off, boaster, poser, poseur, peacock, hot dog (chiefly U.S.), egotist, braggart, swashbuckler, braggadocio, attitudinizer, swankpot (informal) She's always been a shameless exhibitionist.
Translations
exhibicionista

exhibitionist

[ˌeksɪˈbɪʃənɪst]
A. ADJexhibicionista
B. Nexhibicionista mf

exhibitionist

[ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃənɪst] nexhibitionniste mfexhibition match nmatch-exhibition m

exhibitionist

nExhibitionist(in) m(f)

exhibitionist

[ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃənɪst] nesibizionista m/f

ex·hi·bi·tion·ist

n. exhibicionista, persona que practica el exhibicionismo.
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Please, please take me seriously and don't think I am a dirty wee exhibitionist because I am not.