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voyeur

noun [C] uk   /vwɑːˈjɜːr/ us    /-ˈjɝː/ disapproving
a person who gets sexual pleasure from secretly watching other people in sexual situations, or (more generally) a person who watches other people's private lives: I felt like a voyeur visiting the war zone and seeing badly injured people being dragged from their bomb-shattered homes.Relating to sexual preference
voyeurism
noun [U] uk   /ˈvwɑː.jɜː.rɪ.zəm/ us    /-jɝː-/
voyeuristic
adjective uk   /ˌvwɑː.jɜːˈrɪ.stɪk/ us    /-jəˈrɪs.tɪk/
(Definition of voyeur from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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