Definition of Peeping tom

1. Noun. A viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others.

Exact synonyms: Peeper, Voyeur
Generic synonyms: Looker, Spectator, Viewer, Watcher, Witness
Derivative terms: Peep, Voyeuristic, Voyeuristical

Definition of Peeping tom

1. Noun. A person who watches another without the other's permission and usually without the other's knowledge, especially for the purpose of deriving sexual pleasure from the sight of the other. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peeping Tom

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peer-reviewed journal
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Literary usage of Peeping tom

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1. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"peeping tom AND LADY GODIVA. IN an article which appeared in one of the later numbers of the A ... peeping tom ..."

2. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction, Classical Mediæval, Legendary: Famous by William Shepard Walsh (1915)
"Effigies of peeping tom are countless here,—in stone, in wood, in delft, ... Truly the peeping tom you will find everywhere in Coventry is a dreadful ..."

3. English Pageantry: An Historical Outline by Robert Withington (1920)
"The procession of 1826 is described in a pamphlet which may be found in the British Museum.1 The effigy of peeping tom is described: it is somewhat larger ..."

4. English Actors from Shakespeare to Macready by Henry Barton Baker (1879)
"... Children in the Wood"—Provincial Criticism—Dr. Syntax—" Bannister's Budget"—Lewis—The Original of Jeremy Diddler—Edwin—His "Gags"—"peeping tom"—Dicky ..."

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