Definition of voyeurism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//vwaɪˈɜːrɪzəm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//vwaɪˈɜːrɪzəm//
    ; BrE BrE//vɔɪˈɜːrɪzəm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//vɔɪˈɜːrɪzəm//
    [uncountable] (disapproving)
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  1. 1the practice of getting pleasure by secretly watching people who are naked or having sex
  2. 2enjoyment gained from watching the problems and private lives of others the voyeurism inherent in this type of photography