exhibitionist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n exhibitionist someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
    • n exhibitionist someone with a compulsive desire to expose the genitals
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n exhibitionist A degenerate who obeys a morbid impulse to expose the person.
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Usage

In literature:

Figure 88 represents Miss Owens, an exhibitionist, whose hair measured eight feet three inches.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The exhibitionist, almost invariably, only exposes himself to apparently respectable girls.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
One had a brother who was also an exhibitionist.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
We're all out of cranks and exhibitionists now.
"Little Fuzzy" by Henry Beam Piper
The exhibitionist doesn't know how to respond each time and you soon pick him out.
"A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis" by Melvin Powers
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In news:

Is City Council candidate Tracy Ward a breath of fresh air or a political exhibitionist.
Sloan Mandell (left) and Michael Spirito, co-owners of Exhibitionist.
For years, Portland artist Dan Gluibizzi has been harvesting images of nudes, exhibitionists and swingers from the blogging site Tumblr.
Gaultier's also been an accidental exhibitionist in New York.
Not only that, he says, this exhibitionist urge is an evolutionary adaptation of the brain.
Brooke Herbert: interior exhibitionist .
Ryder and Wain spot an exhibitionist in the audience.
Ali is the outdoor type, and judging by these photos, she's quite the exhibitionist.
No, these are not two exhibitionists, its fellow heart surgery suvivor, ROBIN IVANY of Boardman Medical Supply(right) with Jeff as they show off their "zippers" (surgical scars).
EXHIBITIONIST Beyond its look-at-me styling, the small Nissan Juke crossover is a spirited and agile performer.
'Inner Exhibitionists' Out in La-La Land.
A year ago I spoke to business owners who were outraged with the exhibitionists.
"The spirit here is so unique—welcoming, exhibitionist, and pleasure-loving," says the name- sake principal of Eric Raffy Architecture and Design.
R odman is an eccentric exhibitionist, whose neon hair color, wild behavior and excellent rebounding skills made him a household name.
Don't be afraid to be an exhibitionist.
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