indecent exposure

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indecent exposure

n.
The exposure of one's body, especially the genitals or a woman's breasts, in a public place and in a way considered offensive to established standards of decency.
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indecent exposure

n
(Law) the offence of indecently exposing parts of one's body in public, esp the genitals
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inde′cent expo′sure


n.
the intentional exposure of one's body, esp. the genitals, in a public place and in a manner offensive to the prevailing social standards of propriety.
[1850–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indecent exposure - vulgar and offensive nakedness in a public place
infraction, misdemeanor, misdemeanour, violation, infringement - a crime less serious than a felony
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Translations

indecent exposure

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

indecent exposure

nesibizionismo (di organi genitali)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The restaurateur installed a surveillance camera and the footage led police to charge 71-year-old millionaire property owner Salvatore "Sam'' Cerreto with willful and obscene exposure and offensive behaviour.
One is charged with full and obscene exposure. Police are investigating claims Mr Maher offered to pay their fines.
Chatfield, a married dad-of-two from of New Ash Green, Kent, denies obscene exposure. The Maidstone case continues.