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Definition of "voyeur" []

  • A person who derives sexual gratification from observing the naked bodies or sexual acts of others, especially from a secret vantage point. (noun)
  • An obsessive observer of sordid or sensational subjects. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "voyeur" in a sentence
  • "I just came back from my blog wanderings in voyeur mode and found myself engrossed with the last one because I so identified with it."
  • "In the industrial poverty of Wigan, in Barcelona, and finally in the Blitz, the voyeur is transformed and redeemed as the witness, the one who can testify on behalf of the silent."
  • "And indeed from the get-go we find ourselves, for better or for worse, restricted to the events that are captured from the voyeur aka cameraman Hud behind the video camera."