[ ek-suh-bish-uh-nist ]
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  1. a person who behaves in ways intended to attract attention or display their powers, personality, etc.

  2. Psychiatry. a person with the compulsions of exhibitionism.

Origin of exhibitionist

First recorded in 1815–25; exhibition + -ist

Other words from exhibitionist

  • ex·hi·bi·tion·is·tic [ek-suh-bish-uh-nis-tik], /ˌɛk səˌbɪʃ əˈnɪs tɪk/, adjective
  • ex·hi·bi·tion·is·ti·cal·ly [ek-suh-bish-uh-nis-tik-lee], /ˌɛk səˌbɪʃ əˈnɪs tɪk li/, adverb
  • non·ex·hi·bi·tion·is·tic, adjective
  • sem·i·ex·hi·bi·tion·ist, noun

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