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Line breaks: scopo|philia
Pronunciation: /ˌskɒpə(ʊ)ˈfɪlɪə/

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Definition of scopophilia in English:


[mass noun]
Sexual pleasure derived chiefly from watching others when they are naked or engaged in sexual activity; voyeurism.


1920s: from Greek skopein 'look at' + -philia.

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