exhibitionism exhibitionism

Definition(s):

  1. (n) extravagant and conspicuous behavior intended to attract attention to yourself
  2. (n) the perverse act of exposing and attracting attention to your own genitals

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Another was Virginia's patrician little Carter Glass, but, bored by Senatorial exhibitionism, he never attended.
  2. Shoe exhibitionism is gaining even more traction with websites for sneaker aficionados like hypebeast.

News

  • Redefining the limits of privacy is difficult

    In our culture, both digital exhibitionism and digital don’t-tread-on-me-ism are on the rise. Privacy law may be about to get more complex than it already is.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

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Quotes

  1. "When exhibitionism becomes the norm, the fact is, it gets boring," Shalit wrote in response to e-mail questions.
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Wendy Shalit Source: San Mateo Daily Journal

  2. "If there's a conventional wisdom over the last week, it seems to be that his great literary talent was always at war with his judgment and exhibitionism," Remnick said. "And there is no doubt in my mind that some of his political judgments,...
    on Nov 16, 2007 By: David Remnick Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "We had to learn a lot before we could do this," Bono, 48, says. "Normally, you zone in on a particular area and make it your own. On this, we seemed to be able to meander from joy to despair, from introspection to exhibitionism. And there's...
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Bono Source: USA Today

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