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A person who engages in the sexual act of frottage.

[French, from frotter, to rub; see frottage.]

frot·teur′ism n.


(frɒˈtɜː; French frɔtœr)
(Psychiatry) a person who rubs against another person's body for sexual gratification



a person who practices frottage.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frotteur - someone who masturbates by rubbing against another person (as in a crowd)
masturbator, onanist - a person who practices masturbation
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Voyeurism, exhibitionism, pedophilia, and frotteurism clearly can affect others who are either unwilling or unable to consent because of age or other circumstances--for example, children, unaware targets, and animals.
The common Paraphilias include frotteurism, pedophilia, exhibitionism; voyeurism; fetishism; transvestic fetishism; sexual masochism; sexual sadism.
Physically, it may require no more force than frotteurism, or it may be as aggressive as rape (Cusack, 2011; Ryan, 2011).