Definition of “voyeur” - English Dictionary

“voyeur” in British English

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voyeurnoun [ C ]

uk /vwɑːˈjɜːr/ us /vwɑːˈjɝː/ 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.
voyeurism
noun [ U ] uk /ˈvwɑː.jɜː.rɪ.zəm/ us /ˈvwɑː.jɝː.ɪ.zəm/
voyeuristic
adjective uk /ˌvwɑː.jɜːˈrɪ.stɪk/ us /ˌvwɑː.jəˈrɪs.tɪk/

(Definition of “voyeur” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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